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Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk is The Independent’s multiple award-winning Middle East correspondent, based in Beirut

Niqab row to be taken to Canada's Supreme Court by government

Stephen Harper’s ruling Conservative party, prone to linking all things Islamic to ‘security’ fears, is going to the Supreme Court to stop the Pakistani-born teacher keeping her niqab on while receiving citizenship. Robert Fisk reports on a pre-election storm

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