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American Muslim Women Are Fighting For The Freedom To Swim
“People see something that makes them a little bit uncomfortable, and they need to make a big deal about it,” said 21-year-old Ala Yamout.
ARTS & CULTURE
Photographer Captures The Beauty Of The Burkini, Without A Political Agenda
Melina Papageorgiou gives the controversial swimsuits space to finally enjoy a day at the beach.
Banning Burkini, Intensify fundamentalist and Degrading Women
Academic and Writer
The shocking photos of the four-armed policemen forcing apparently a Muslim woman to take off her clothes has revealed huge debate, cartoons and will last for the next few days.
Burkini-Wearing Woman Gets Chased Off French Beach
Villeneuve-Loubet's burkini ban has been overturned. But that didn't stop beachgoers from threatening 23-year-old Zeynab Alshelh.
#OurChoiceNotYours -- The Burkini Ban Isn't The Beginning Or The End
Manal Omar is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Proje...
Women shouldn't have to choose between liberty and safety -- we should have both unconditionally.
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In France, Connecting Online to Unify not Divide Citizens
Human Rights First
Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organ...
That's why our two organizations, one American and the other French, are teaming up to promote a new way of fighting hatred
THE WORLD POST
Is France Right to Ban the Burkini?
Joseph V Micallef
Best Selling Military History and World Affairs Author and Key...
Stylistically, the burkini is not all that different from the wet suit used by scuba divers and often used by surfers and
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Thanks For The Beaches, Now Return The French Public Schools
Lawyer & writer focused on gender and minority issues in the U...
May the fierce feminist outrage in France continue.
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The Absurdity Of The Burkini Ban In One Perfect Metaphor
Instead of worrying about women in burqas, maybe we should worry about men in suits.
Burkini Ban: What Does A Conference In Montreal On September 15 Have To Do With It?
Birks Professor of Comparative Religion
What does a Burkini ban have to do with a forthcoming global conference on World's Religions After September 11, which meets in Montreal at the Palais des congress on September 15, 2016? The answer is: "Everything," strange as it might sound.
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France's Prime Minister Actually Thinks Breasts Are More French Than Headscarves
He said the bare-breasted Marianne, a national symbol, "isn't veiled because she's free."
THE WORLD POST
The Real Stakes in the Burkini Mess
French philosopher and writer
PARIS -- The burkini ban made authorities and the republic they represent look ridiculous. Yet at the same time, the matter is complex.
L'Affaire Burkini Bans On The Beaches Of Cannes
A strategic communications consultant
It's not about safety -- or morals in any ordinary sense of the word. It's about conformity -- a charge the French would bristle at.
STYLE & BEAUTY
Burkini Bluster: History And Humor Help
arts & free speech advocate, writer illustrator
It illustrates perfectly how viralization of a story works in this day and age, how the masses through it have found a voice
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France's Sarkozy Says He Would Change Constitution To Ban Burkinis
He views himself as a defender of French values.
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A Burkini In Brooklyn
Come on in. The water’s fine.
Me And My (Homemade) Burkini
Martha Burk, Ph.D.
Gender pay equity expert, Money Editor, Ms. Magazine, fmr Chai...
The burkini debate is pretty mild around these parts, as most churches are Catholic, where control of women's choices runs
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Nicolas Sarkozy Promises Nationwide Ban Of Burkinis If Elected
By Geoffroy Clavel, HuffPost France
The presidential hopeful echoes calls from conservative and far-right leaders to ban the full-body swimsuit across France.
Burkini-Style Swimwear Has Been Popular In India For Years
By Maria Thomas, Quartz India
Bollywood stars may show off their bikini bodies on screen but a trip to the beach or a swimming pool in India reveals that
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