On Wednesday, the government in Denmark implemented a ban on all face veils including those worn for religious reasons like a niqab or burqa. Ritzau Scanpix / Reuters The law was passed in May this year and rules that "anyone who wears a garment that hides the face in public will be punishable with a fine." People took to the streets to protest the ban. Ritzau Scanpix / Reuters During the demonstration, this heartwarming moment between a police officer and a protester happened. muslim daily @BirdsOfJannah Hero! Danish police officer takes a stand against the 'Burqa ban' as she embraces a Muslim woman wearing a Niqab. 08:32 PM - 02 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Ayah, the 37-year-old protester told the Danish broadsheet Politiken that the officer approached her to offer her water. Andrew Kelly / Reuters "To be honest, I can't remember the exact sequence of events. But I recall that I was talking to her," she said. Ayah told the reporters that the officer said she was personally against the ban. Andrew Kelly / Reuters "And then suddenly I was crying. It was weird, because she was just being nice and friendly. She told me that she was personally against this law, even though she is a police officer. "She said that I should feel free to drop by, and that everything would be alright. She said that she would make sure to look the other way, if I turned up wearing my niqab." People were moved by the moment. Haroon Abid 🇵🇰 @HaroonMUFC47 What a video https://t.co/rpCp2kEgCW 07:39 AM - 03 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Rehan not Reeehan @Rehanconkhane This is the only thing which has put a smile on my face this year, imagine https://t.co/5YRfeG1rbR 12:54 AM - 03 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite محمد حارس Haris @MUHDHarisArifin Ma Sya Allah 😍😍😍 who cut off these invisible onions?? https://t.co/DmuIje7quR 11:48 PM - 02 Aug 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite BuzzFeed News has contacted Copenhagen police for comment.