Zunera Ishaq Prevails Over Canadian Government, Wears Niqab To Citizenship Ceremony

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Oct. 9 2015, Updated 9:23 p.m. ET

Zunera Ishaq has been at the center of controversy in Canada over religious rights and freedoms that has taken front and center in a federal election. Ishaq has been fighting against the current Conservative Government of Canada, under Prime Minister Stephen Harper, to be able to wear her niqab (conservative Islamic face veil) while attending the Citizenship Ceremony, where a new Canadian takes an oath before receiving their official citizenship.

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