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The “Burkini” Debate in France

The “Burkini” Debate in France

Paris- France’s last summer was different after it witnessed many hot political and social incidents. Following the Nice attack, celebrations of the National Day turned into a disaster. Again, the term of “Islamic terrorism” and differences between this religion and...
Opinion: Hijab, Niqab and the Burkini

Opinion: Hijab, Niqab and the Burkini

What distinguishes the west from the rest of the world is its respect for the principle of freedom; it believes in it as a culture and commits to it in constitutions that governments and citizens adhere to. For this reason, France’s highest administrative court, the...
Burkini and the Non-Religious Extremism

Burkini and the Non-Religious Extremism

The case of Burkini has emerged in France after the decision to ban swimming suits worn by Muslim women in 30 municipalities in the country. This ban provoked a wide debate in France and in the worldwide media; it has also renewed arguments in Paris on secularism and...