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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# burkini

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# Nice To Compromise
Nice finally drops burkini ban after court ruling
Nice and several other towns had ignored the ruling and kept their bans in place in the midst of a raging debate over religious clothing in secular France.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you support the burkini ban in some French resorts?
France’s top court has said the ban is illegal.
# Standing firm
French resorts defiant and say they will 'continue to fine' women wearing burkinis
France’s top court has said the ban is “clearly illegal”.
# Court
French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge
The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.
# burkini ban
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.
# France
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.
# islamic swimsuit
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.
# burkini
France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"
The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.
# Skin Cancer
Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear
“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”
# muslim women
Nice becomes latest French city to ban burkini
The wording of the ban refers specifically to last month’s Bastille Day truck attack.
# Corsica
Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl
Around 100 police were deployed to break up the fight between locals and families of North African origin.
# religious clothing
Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.