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

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

Sep 5th 2016, 7:35 PM 29,504 Views 103 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 30th 2016, 10:57 PM 34,989 Views 78 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 27th 2016, 9:41 AM 35,208 Views 212 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 27th 2016, 7:42 AM 13,077 Views 103 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2016, 8:15 AM 24,630 Views 138 Comments

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

Controversial burkini ban to be decided by French court tomorrow
# France
# France

Controversial burkini ban to be decided by French court tomorrow

Aug 25th 2016, 8:41 PM 15,118 Views 134 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 24th 2016, 8:52 AM 48,866 Views 352 Comments

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