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Hijab campaign tweets pulled by Council of Europe after French backlash

Several prominent French politicians condemned the message in the campaign and argued the hijab did not represent freedom.

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France rejects need for new law after smacking rebuke

Family minister said France did not need new legislation but should reconsider value of corporal punishment after Council of Europe's criticism.

France set for rebuke over failure to ban smacking

According to reports, the Council of Europe will this week criticise France for its failure to explicitly ban the smacking of children.