In Canada protection of minority religious beliefs and practices is a core value. It is offensive for a true Canadian to watch the police clashing with harmless religious groups just because they want to practice their old-fashioned beliefs. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ivan / Toronto
    • 26.12.11 | 17:55 (IST)

    The Canadian government is right now trying to ban the Muslim face-cover under certain situations. Most of us Canadians including most Muslim dislike the Muslim face cover, but we think women have the right to wear it if they want to. The same should apply to the Jews who are being harassed by the police in Israel.

    from the article: Ultra-Orthodox, Israel Police clash in Beit Shemesh; officer wounded
    First published 15:51 26.12.11 | Last updated 15:51 26.12.11
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