A woman wearing a niqab eats on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, on June 26, 2012. The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday upheld a French law that bans face-concealing veils in public places.
U.S. Army Spc. Simran Lamba (center) was granted a religious accommodation for his Sikh articles of faith, including uncut hair and a turban, in 2010. He was the first enlisted soldier to be given such an accommodation since 1984.
A Muslim woman walks in a Paris suburb where protesters clashed with police over the weekend. The demonstrators oppose the way the police have enforced a ban on Islamic face veils. Five people were injured and six detained in the unrest.