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BBC Daily politics: Veil debate: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Myriam Francois-Cerrah

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Writer Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, who published her thoughts on whether Muslim women should wear the full veil, debated this with the writer and broadcaster Myriam Francois-Cerrah.

They spoke to Jo Coburn and guest of the day Ken Clarke on Tuesday’s DP. — at BBC Millbank.

You can watch the video here (for 7 days)

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Written by Myriam Francois

December 2, 2014 at 15:30

Should we ban the face veil? Some of my media commentary

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BBC London 94.9 with Vanessa Feltz – 17/09/2013 – Listen here

BBC Five Live with Stephan Nolan – 15/09/2013, 11h30PM: Listen here

BBC Radio 2 – 16/09/2013, with Jeremy Vine, 12h05PM: Listen here

I also spoke to Barbara Serra at Al Jazeera at 10h30pm
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and to Dermot Murnaghan at Sky News at 10h45 AM, in discussion with Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz

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Written by Myriam Francois

September 16, 2013 at 13:05

BBC Big Questions, with Nicky Campbell

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The questions this week were:

1. IS THE NIQAB A BARRIER TO JUSTICE?
2. IS FOOTBALL STILL RACIST?
3. DO WE NEED RELIGION TO CREATE A MORAL SOCIETY?

with guests including Susan Snushall, a human rights law student, Khola Hassan an Islamic law consultant, Barbara Hewson, barrister and Abhijit Pandya Daily Mail blogger, Stephen Law, humanist philosopher, Anthony Clavane, Jewish writer, the bishop of Birmingham and yours truly…

BBC Big Questions

BBC world service: A veiled threat or an attack on faith?

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Written by Myriam Francois

July 13, 2010 at 17:14