The French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits worn by some Muslim women from its beaches, citing security concerns. Photo: AP
Jing Zhang
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Style Check by Jing Zhang

French burkini ban sends wrong messages about subjugation

Swimsuits that cover the skin are commonly used in Hong Kong and Asia. The ban is counterproductive and has triggered a backlash on social media

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The French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits worn by some Muslim women from its beaches, citing security concerns. Photo: AP
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