Amina, 24, a wearer of the niqab and a member of the group Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue), uses a camera in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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On Aug. 1, when face veils are banned in Denmark, Sabina will not be leaving her niqab at home.Sabina, 21, who is studying to be a teacher, has joined forces with other Muslim women who wear the veil to form Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) to protest and raise awareness about why women should be allowed to express their identity in that wayThe niqab wearers who plan to protest on Aug. 1 will be joined by non-niqab-wearing Muslim women and also non-Muslim Danes, most of whom plan to wear face coverings at the rally.Like Sabina, Meryem plans to defy the law, keep her niqab on and protest against the ban.
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