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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/10/30/saudi-activist-manal-al-sharif-on-why-she-removed-the-veil.html Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil One of Saudi Arabia’s preeminent activists, who led the right-to-drive movement, describes her decision to take off the niqab. No piece of cloth throughout history has sparked more controversy as the veil. Many Muslim women are forced to wear it daily. The hijab has a spectrum, of course, from its most radical embodiments, the niqab, which covers the entire face, to… Read More