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Québec's Islamophobic Bill 62 covers up neoliberal agenda

Bill 62, Québec's notorious religious neutrality law, is a clear attack on the rights of Muslim women in the province.

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But Montréal lawyer Sibel Ataogul, co-founder of l'Association des Juristes Progressistes, also sees the law as an ideologically useful tool for the province's political elites.

Does pandering to xenophobia allow Phillip Couillard’s Liberal government a freer hand in implementing a neoliberal policy agenda?

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