French mayor bans 'burkinis' from beaches over ‘security’ fears


Mayor of popular resort of Cannes, David Lisnard, has issued order forbidding beachwear that doesn't respect 'good morals and secularism'.

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The popular French tourist city of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons - a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens religious tensions, reports FRANCE 24.