French mayor bans ‘burkinis’ from Cannes beaches on ‘security’ fears

French mayor bans ‘burkinis’ from Cannes beaches on ‘security’ fears

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. The ban on so-called burkinis, at the height of the French Riviera’s vacation season, comes as France remains on edge after […]