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# burkini - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Nice finally drops burkini ban after court ruling
# Nice To Compromise
# Nice To Compromise

Nice finally drops burkini ban after court ruling

Sep 1st 2016, 7:03 PM 16,174 Views 145 Comments

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.

# burkini - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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 34,569 Views 216 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 13,029 Views 103 Comments

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

# burkini - Friday 26 August, 2016

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge
# Court
# Court

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge

Aug 26th 2016, 2:23 PM 16,390 Views 113 Comments

The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.

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 24,469 Views 138 Comments

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

# burkini - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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 15,104 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.

# burkini - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

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 48,813 Views 352 Comments

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

# burkini - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"
# Burkini
# Burkini

France's burkini bans being fought as an "attack on fundamental rights"

Aug 23rd 2016, 5:23 PM 12,862 Views 211 Comments

The Human Rights League (LDH) is appealing a decision by a lower court in the Riviera city of Nice which upheld a ban.

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear
# Skin Cancer
# Skin Cancer

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

Aug 23rd 2016, 10:12 AM 14,676 Views 130 Comments

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

# burkini - Friday 19 August, 2016

Nice becomes latest French city to ban burkini
# Muslim Women
# Muslim Women

Nice becomes latest French city to ban burkini

Aug 19th 2016, 9:17 PM 27,692 Views 144 Comments

The wording of the ban refers specifically to last month’s Bastille Day truck attack.

# burkini - Monday 15 August, 2016

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl
# Corsica
# Corsica

Mayor of town on French island bans burkinis after beach brawl

Aug 15th 2016, 9:28 PM 43,222 Views 273 Comments

Around 100 police were deployed to break up the fight between locals and families of North African origin.

# burkini - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis
# Religious Clothing
# Religious Clothing

Another town on the French Riviera has banned burkinis

Aug 13th 2016, 2:14 PM 42,791 Views 210 Comments

The mayor of Villeneuve-Loubet said he made the decision to bar the covered swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, for sanitary reasons.