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Crimea authority prohibited to photograph for passport in headdress

Crimean Muslim League "Insaf " urged the authorities to contribute to solving the problems of the ban on pasting pictures in a headscarf in passport and driver 's license.

As told at a press conference in Simferopol representatives of the organization , muslimah of Ukraine, in particular Crimea, face a ban of the Interior Ministry regarding pasting into documents of photographs of women in a headscarf.

In case of refusal, officials refer to the order of Ministry of Internal Affairs and verbal orders of authorities.

"We contend that this order is not a law of Ukraine and cannot limit the right of religious freedom. There is no such a law, which prohibit to practice the religion, in particular to wear a headscarf, "- said the representatives of the league.

Source: ABNA