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#burkini ban

# burkini-ban - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Unacceptable and false': French PM slams New York Times article about Muslim women in France

The women who were interviewed spoke of discrimination and “persecution”.

# burkini-ban - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

French Prime Minister suggests bare breasts are a better symbol of France than burkinis

Manuel Valls compared burkinis to the bare chest of Marianne, a national symbol of the French Republic.

# burkini-ban - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts?

France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.

French resorts defiant and say they will 'continue to fine' women wearing burkinis

France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.

# burkini-ban - Friday 26 August, 2016

Burkini inventor says there's a high demand from fair-skinned Irish women

Aheda Zanetti hit out at French officials over the recent ban on the swimwear.

# burkini-ban - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Controversial burkini ban to be decided by French court tomorrow

The ruling, due tomorrow afternoon, is likely to set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the burkini, mostly in the southeast.

# burkini-ban - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Photos have emerged of armed French police telling a woman to remove a 'burkini'

The woman removed the garment but it’s unclear whether it was actually the Islamic swimsuit.