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World on Trial: France’s Headscarf Law

Synopsis
The pilot episode of ‘World on Trial’ deals with the 2004 French law banning the conspicuous display of religious symbols in public schools, most notably affecting the right of young Muslim women to wear traditional head scarves or other forms of cover. ‘World on Trial’ is a public television and Web-based interactive series produced by Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, the School of International Affairs and WPSU.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2013
Subjects
Law
Keywords
France; human rights; Islam; legal issues; women; hijab

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 NTSC
Price
$29.95
Availability
Sale
Year
2015

Production Company

Name

Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law

Distributor

Name

PennState Media Sales

Web
http://www.mediasales.psu.edu External site opens in new window
Address
237 Outreach Building
University Park
PA 16802
USA

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