Posted by: becketfund | August 12, 2009

France: Officials Ban Burkini Swim Suit

PARIS – Officials have stated that a ban on a Muslim woman from wearing a head-to-toe swimsuit in a public pool was for hygiene standards and did not represent an anti-religious policy, AP reported on August 12.  Under the pool policy baggy clothing, such as surfer-style shorts, are also not permitted.

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