France’s burkini ban intersects at the junction of many complex issues – East vs West, religion vs secularism, feminism vs patriarchy, the right to freedom of speech and expression vs a perceived need for greater state control. These are the things I know: The images of gun-toting French cops looming over a lone burkini-clad woman on […]

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