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3 women ‘ordered to remove’ Muslim overgarment

Published today 14:55 JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers deployed at a Jenin checkpoint on Thursday forced women to remove an overgarment worn by conservative Muslim women referred to locally as the jiljab, officials said.  Tawfiq Qabaha, member of the Barta’a Ash-Sharqiya village municipal council, told Ma’an that “soldiers ordered the women heading to the town […]

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