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# burkini ban

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'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”.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.