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About Herman Salton

Dr Herman Salton is the author of Veiled Threats? Islam, Headscarves and Religious Freedom in America and France, 2008, 380pp. A researcher and freelance writer, he holds a degree in International Relations from Exeter College, Oxford University.

 

 

Articles by Herman Salton

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fear Factor: Europe bans the burqa

Face-covering prohibitions in Europe are typically passed on the basis of three arguments: security, women’s rights and secularism. Rational as they may seem, these arguments do not stand up to scrutiny.
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