French Muslim student union leader hits back at headscarf attacks

A Paris university student union leader involved in current protests against a reform of university entrance criteria has dismissed as 'pathetic' and 'quite comical' criticism by government ministers who accuse her of 'provocation' and promoting 'political Islam' by wearing a headscarf during media appearances. 

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A French student union leader who has been accused by ministers of using her headscarf for political gain has hit back, calling the claims "pathetic", reports BBC News.