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France burkini ban: Mayors urged to heed court's ruling

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
About 30 French mayors have been urged to follow a court ruling which overturned a controversial burkiniban in a resort town. France's top administrative court suspended the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet on Friday on civil liberties grounds. However, a ...

The Burkini: A Closer Look At The Swimwear That's Making Headlines

NPR - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A number of towns along the Riveria banned the burkini — a portmanteau of "bikini" and "burka," and a type of swimwear — in the wake of the deadly Bastille Day attacks in Nice. Officials argued that the body-covering swimwear isn't in line with ...

Top French Court Suspends Riviera Town's Burkini Ban

NPR - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
France's highest administrative court struck a blow against controversial 'burkini bans' Friday, upending one town's decision to prohibit the full-body swimsuit on its beaches. The Council of State suspended the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet, just west of ...

Court Overturns 'Burkini' Ban in French Town

New York Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
The burkini — and the decisions to ban wearing them on beaches — has become the focus of spirited global debates over women's rights, assimilation and secularism. In its ruling, the court, known as the Council of State, found that the ban in the town ...

A Court Overturns a Burkini Ban, But Not Its Mindset

The New Yorker - ‎17 hours ago‎
In recent weeks, the burkini, a previously obscure garment of interest only to a subset of Muslim women, has become the object of intense legal, cultural, and philosophical debate in France—and, by way of social media, around the world. On Friday ...

French court suspends burkini ban

CNN International - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
(CNN) Mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis, France's highest administrative court ruled Friday. The Council of State's ruling suspends a ban in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, near Nice, and could affect cities around the country that have ...

France's top administrative court overturns burkini ban

Washington Post - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
PARIS — After a month of intense national scandal and heightened international outrage, France's highest administrative court, the Conseil d'État, on Friday overturned the burkini ban in a coastal area of the south of France. Imposed in the name of ...

France's burkini debate: About a bathing suit and a country's peculiar secularism

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
Local governments had imposed the bans in the name of secularism because, for some, the burkiniseemed an unwelcome display of religion threatening the basic French ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity. But for many French Muslims and members of ...

The burkini row shows the depth of west's crisis of confidence

Financial Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Europe's increasingly intolerant debate about the burkini is puzzling to many European Muslims. Liberal indignation at the sight of a Muslim woman in a swimsuit says far more about the fragile state of western secularism than it does the role of Islam ...

Top French court overturns controversial burkini ban

USA TODAY - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A top French court on Friday overturned a controversial, temporary ban on Muslim-friendly burkiniswimsuits. The Council of State's ruling relates specifically to the southeastern town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the decision is expected to set a legal ...

French Court Suspends Beach Burkini Ban

Wall Street Journal - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
PARIS—France's highest administrative court on Friday suspended a local ban on wearing head-to-foot burkiniswimsuits, setting a precedent in a highly charged national debate over Muslim clothing and French identity. The Conseil d'Etat suspended a ...

Here's What Women Say About Actually Wearing a Burkini

Money Magazine - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wearing Burkinis, the modest swimwear favored by Muslim women, has come under fire in Europe this month, with bans on beaches in numerous French towns, as well as in Germany. But today, one town's ban was overturned by France's top administrative ...

How people around the world are saying no to France's burkini ban

CNN - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
MUST WATCH. Burkini ban suspended by French court 01:18. Story highlights. Twitter users share photos of nuns on the beach in protest to ban; French motorcyclists lounging on beaches herald the "motorkini". (CNN) It was the burning issue of the French ...

Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy

The Times of Israel - ‎1 hour ago‎
In this Aug. 4 2016 file photo made from video, Nissrine Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini, a wetsuit-like garment that also covers the head, in Marseille, southern France. (AP Photo, File) ...

Top French Court Makes Initial Ruling To Suspend Burkini Ban

Huffington Post - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
The court said in a statement the decree to ban burkinis in Villeneuve-Loubet “had seriously infringed, in a manner that was clearly illegal, fundamental liberties such as the freedom to come and go, religious freedom and individual freedom.” The ...

At the Beach in My Burkini

New York Times - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
There really is no great way to describe my newest burkini. There is no shape that it takes on, no existing style that it resembles, no problem that it effectively solves. It impedes both modesty and actual swimming, costs more than $100 plus shipping ...

French court suspends burkini ban, controversy goes on

Reuters - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
PARIS A French court on Friday suspended a ban on women wearing full-body "burkini" swimsuits on a Mediterranean town's beach but the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbol of a "backwards, deadly Islamism". The ...

From Cannes to Bavaria, politicians fiddle with burkini bans while Europe boils

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎19 hours ago‎
Until a few years ago, nobody had heard of a burkini. After this summer, it is unlikely many people will want to hear about the garment ever again. The fact that this item of beach clothing has become such a colossal story is deeply telling of the ...

Burkini ban overturned by France high court

CBS News - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
PARIS -- France's top administrative court overturned a burkini ban in a Mediterranean town, in a decision Friday that should set legal precedent regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the country and provoked shock around the world. The ...

Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

Washington Post - ‎15 hours ago‎
Valls wrote on his Facebook page that denouncing the burkini “in no way puts into question individual freedom” and is really about denouncing “fatal, retrograde Islamism.” The burkini, he wrote, “is the affirmation of political Islam in the public space.”.

French rightwingers call for extension of burkini ban

The Guardian - ‎22 hours ago‎
France's political row over the burkini continued to rage on Friday, as the French right stepped up its call for the garment to be outlawed nationwide despite a decision by the country's highest administrative court to suspend a ban in one Riviera ...

French resorts defiant as top court suspends burkini ban

Yahoo News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Marseille (France) (AFP) - French resorts were defiant after a ban on the burkini in a Riviera town was overturned, vowing to keep the restrictions in place and continue imposing fines on women who wear the full-body swimsuit. In a judgement expected ...

French mayors vow to continue burkini beach ban even after court ruling

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Campaigners who successfully overturned a French burkini beach ban have vowed to continue court action against mayors who refuse to lift the ruling. Some 30 mayors have introduced the controversial bans concerning the swimming costume. However, the ...

A history of how the burqa and bikini became the burkini

Quartz - ‎21 hours ago‎
Several French seaside towns have in recent weeks banned women from wearing the burkini—a full-body swimsuit design—on its beaches. In instance this week that has become widely discussed, police in Nice were photographed apparently forcing a ...

Burkini ban ruled illegal in France - prompting right-wing backlash and vow from towns to ignore it

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
The ban “constituted a serious and manifestly illegal infringement of fundamental liberties”, it said, ruling that mayors “may only restrict freedoms if there are confirmed risks” to public safety, which it said was not the case with the burkini ...

France's ban on the burkini might not last much longer.

Upworthy - ‎22 hours ago‎
When Aheda Zanetti designed the burkini more than a decade ago, she did it for one very simple reason. "I created them to stop Muslim children from missing out on swimming lessons and sports activities," the Australian-based designer told Politico ...

French burkini ban ruling fuels controversy

euronews - ‎9 hours ago‎
France's top court has drawn a line in the sand over the burkini ban, but the issue is continuing to make waves in political circles. The court said it seriously infringed fundamental freedoms, as it suspended the ban in the Villeneuve-Loubet Cote d ...

Burkini pics 'staged propaganda'

NEWS.com.au - ‎13 hours ago‎
Writing in The Sun, she argues if you're upset by burkini cop image, you've been “sucked in by Islamist propaganda”. THEY are the pictures that whipped the world up into a righteous fury. One shows a woman wrapped in a DIY burkini on a beach in Nice, ...

How people on social media reacted to France burkini ban suspension

CNN - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
(CNN) When a photograph emerged showing armed police forcing a woman at a Nice beach to remove some clothing because of a controversial burkini ban this week, it was met by some with outrage. On Friday, one town's ban was suspended when the ...

French court's suspension of town's 'burkini' ban may bring a lengthy legal and political battle

Los Angeles Times - ‎19 hours ago‎
It's about much, much more than swimwear. The highest administrative court in France on Friday suspended one town's ban on full-body bathing suits — often called burkinis — in a closely watched ruling likely to set a legal precedent across the country.

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