French police fine Muslim driver for wearing Islamic veil
A 31-year-old French Muslim woman has been fined for wearing a Islamic veil while driving a car.

Police in the western city of Nantes said the veil - which showed only her eyes - limited her vision and could have caused an accident.

The woman's lawyer says they’ll appeal against the decision, which he described as a breach of human rights.

The incident follows months of intense debate in France about whether the veils must be prohibited.

Earlier this week, President Nicolas Sarkozy ordered parliament to debate a law interdiction women from wearing full-face Islamic veils in public.

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