Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP
Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP
France

France’s Marine Le Pen, at record high in polls, proposes ban on Muslim headscarves

  • The far-right leader proposed a new law to ban ‘Islamist ideologies’ which she called ‘totalitarian and murderous’
  • The beheading of schoolteacher Samuel Paty in October rekindled bitter arguments in France about immigration and the threat of Islamism

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Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP
Marine Le Pen, head of far-right party Rassemblement National. Photo: AFP
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