TORONTO – She is the most famous woman Toronto has never seen. She is the woman behind a veil, still fighting to keep her face covered when she testifies against two male relatives she has accused of sexually assaulting her when she was a child.
Almost five years later, the Muslim complainant known only as “N.S.” is back to where she started, back in the same courthouse before the same judge who determined in 2008 that she must remove her niqab because her religious belief was “not that strong.”
Canada is under no obligation to mimic Saudi Arabia the veil should not be allowed in our court rooms, period. h/t M