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Widespread blind eye

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Submitted by John Gentle (United Kingdom), Aug 8, 2010 at 19:25

I believe the practice of soft-glove, no-search, must-not-upsetty persons in Niqabs is widespread. I remember seeing a blond child about 8 years old searched at Oslo whilst niqabs sailed through. The airlines and airports seem thoroughly PC and irresponsible. The simplest and best solution is "no public face - no travel" and I believe some European countries are going down that route, but, not, unfortunately the UK.

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