Muslim critics condemn new French school charter

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Some consider France's new 15-point school charter on secularism to be a thinly-veiled attack on Islam.

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All pupils in French state schools will be reminded this week that they are not allowed to wear items of religious clothing such as headscarves or crucifixes, nor object to the school curriculum on religious grounds, in a 15-point written statement to be displayed on school walls, reports The Independent.