After two years of campaigning to have their modest swimming attire allowed, Ruhee Kapadia and her 15-year-old daughter were pleased for the new policy of Echo Park Pool in New York which has lately allowed burkini for Muslim women,Huffington Post reported. “It was like a dream that day. It was just this moment of this …
Protesting French ban on burkini, some thirty beach-goers in Brittany, northern France, took to the sea fully clothed on Sunday, after a video emerged showing a veil-wearing Muslim woman being asked to leave the beach in Nice.
Defending women’s right to wear what they want, an Auckland-based swimwear designer has included burkinis for the first time in New Zealand Fashion week, as tensions increase surrounding the Muslim-friendly swimwear.
France’s highest administrative court overturned on Friday, August 26, a controversial ban on burkini swimsuit, following a series of bans in French seaside towns which were criticized for stigmatizing France’s Muslim minority.
At a time when we can communicate better and faster, there is a disturbing trend of shallow empty words, real-life anomalies, mirroring the narcissism displayed by so much of what we see across social media. It is not to say that the selfie generation is in any way connected to oppression of the other, as here the damage is often to one’s self (anxiety, depression, etc).
Protesting against the controversial burkini ban, British people staged a “wear what you want” beach party outside the French embassy in London on Thursday, August 25, sporting burkinis and park deck chairs, lilos and makeshift sand.
Paying thousands of euros as a fine for Muslim women donning niqab, French-Algerian businessman has challenged a controversial ban on burqini, vowing to pay the penalty for any woman who was charged for defying the law.
A leading French Muslim organization has filed a complaint about burqini ban in three different French towns with France’s highest administrative court, warning that the ban restricted fundamental liberties and discriminated against Muslim women.
A private swimming pool party planned by a French Muslim women group in a waterpark near the French city of Marseille has been canceled after organizers received death threats and bullets from angry public.