The Hague: First councillor with a headscarf

The Moroccan Rabia Bouchtaoui (29) is will replace Raoef Nizamoeddin in municipal council of The Hague, representing the "Solidair Nederland" party.

Bouchtaoui was born in Morocco, grew up in Rotterdam and has been living in The Hague for the past 8 years. She would be the first councillor with a headscarf. She is a practicing Muslim.

Source: (Dutch)

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