[JURIST] Egypt lifted a decades-long ban on veiled female news reporters on Sunday by having Fatma Nabil read the noon news in a headscarf. This broadcast marked the first time a woman appeared on Egyptian state TV wearing a veil in over 50 years. The ban had been perpetuated by previous regimes [Al Jazeera report] and had long been criticized by human rights activists as a restriction on women's freedom of choice. Previously, women who wished to wear a veil...

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