Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

French Court Upholds Cannes Burkini Ban

A French judge rejected on Saturday a demand by a French Muslim group to overturn a ban on burkinis -- the full-body, head-covering swimwear worn by Muslim women in public. The southern French city of Cannes specifically banned the full-body swim outfits from its beaches on Friday, citing concerns about public order.   Last month, Cannes Mayor David Lisnard said beach access would be denied to anyone "lacking correct attire," or who was not "respectful of good...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter