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Tag: Patrice Spinosi

  • Saturday, August 27th 2016 - 04:26 UTC

    French ruling suspends “burkini” swimsuit ban in the Riviera resorts

    Mayor Lionnel Luca, said: “We need to decide if we want a smiley, friendly version of sharia law on our beaches or if we want the rules of the Republic.” (Pic DR)

    Mayors of French towns who banned the controversial “burkini” swimsuit have been warned they must heed a court ruling suspending the action. Human rights lawyer Patrice Spinosi said if any mayors did not comply, he would take each case to court but at least three mayors have said they will keep the bans on their beaches.