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French court scraps rule allowing burkinis in Grenoble swimming pools

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French court steps into row over the wearing of burkinis in municipal swimming pools. Ruling suspends a council's decision to allow Muslim women to wear them. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin welcomed the court ruling as "excellent news" The all-in-one swimsuit is a controversial issue in France.
1 month ago·Grenoble, France

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French court scraps rule allowing burkinis in Grenoble swimming pools

A French administrative court has suspended the city of Grenoble's decision to allow body-covering "burkini" bathing suits for women in municipal pools, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said on his Twitter feed. Darmanin said his ministry had filed an objection against the burkini permit in Grenoble, an ecologist-run city in the French Alps, close to Italy.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Grenoble takes on French state as burkini legal row reaches highest court

Dispute due to go before Conseil d’Etat in municipal bid to allow people to wear any kind of swimwear

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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NDTV

French Court Scraps Rule Allowing 'Burkinis' In Swimming Pools

A French court stepped into a row over the wearing of burkinis in municipal swimming pools, suspending a council's decision to allow Muslim women to wear them.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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WION

French court suspends burkinis’ use in municipal swimming pools of Grenoble city   

On May 16, Grenoble’s municipal council voted in favour of allowing the use of burkinis on a proposal of its ecologist mayor Eric Piolle. The move had garnered criticism from conservative and far-right politicians

1 month ago·Noida, India
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Anadolu Ajansı

French court suspends authorization of burkini in public pools

A French court on Wednesday suspended a decision by the Grenoble Municipal Council to allow Muslim women to wear the burkini, a full body swimming costume, in the city’s public pools.

1 month ago·Turkey
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France24

French court blocks 'burkinis' in council's pools

A French court stepped into a row over the wearing of burkinis in municipal swimming pools, suspending a council's decision to allow Muslim women to wear them.

1 month ago·France
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