Friday, July 1, 2022


Top court blocks French city’s bid to allow ‘burkini’ in pools

The all-in-one swimsuit, used by some Muslim women to cover their bodies and hair while swimming, is a controversial issue in France where critics see it as a symbol of creeping Islamisation.

Activists fined for wearing ‘burkini’ swimsuits in French public pool

Many argue that the swimwear violates French secular values but activists argue that bans are rooted in Islamophobia.

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