Burkini ban: Australian Muslim forced off French beach in swimwear row

2 months, 20 days ago

( CNN) An Australian medical student says she and her mother were forced to leave a beach on the French Riviera after locals took exception to their burkinis.

Zeynab Alshelh told CNN affiliate Seven Network she had traveled to the south coast of France to don the full-coverage swimsuit in solidarity with other women who had been abused on beaches there.

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