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The secular charter and the hijab

charte.JPGTwo Muslim-born women on opposing sides of the secular charter debate explain their views on the proposed legislation and the meaning of the hijab. 

"I'm sad that we have a piece of legislation that actively discriminates against Muslims," says Humera Jabir. "The veil is stained with blood. Women die because they don't want to wear it," says Leila Bensalem. 

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