Court up­holds burkinis ban

Fiji Sun - - World News -

Nice: A French court in Nice has up­held the ban on burkinis im­posed by the mayor of Cannes. The court said the rul­ing was le­gal but many re­li­gious groups were out­raged. The Col­lec­tive Against Is­lam­o­pho­bia in France (CCIF) said it would ap­peal against the de­ci­sion in France’s high­est ad­min­is­tra­tive court. Au­thor­i­ties in Cannes and nearby vil­lages voted to ban full-body swim­suits or burkinis from the end of July. BBC

Woman wear­ing a burkini.

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