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Police Officers In France Order A Woman To Remove Her Burkini

France is a sovereign state comprising territory in Western Europe. It is a sovereign state which means that it is represented by one centralized government. The government can make any law and enforce it. France has already banned the covering of the face in 2010, this ban was also applied to the "burqa" which led to a lot of controversy in France.

Here is another case which happened recently.

Related story - 15 mind-blowing facts about France.

Police Officers In France Order A Woman To Remove Her Burkini

Police Officers In France Order A Woman To Remove Her Burkini

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This is the beach at Cannes where a young mother was ordered to get off the beach and was also fined.

This is the beach at Cannes where a young mother was ordered to get off the beach and was also fined.

Four French officers came closer to the woman who appeared to be sleeping on des Anglais beach.

Four French officers came closer to the woman who appeared to be sleeping on des Anglais beach.

The woman was wearing a traditional headscarf and a matching top. France takes great pride in calling itself a secular state and the burka is banned there.

The woman was wearing a traditional headscarf and a matching top. France takes great pride in calling itself a secular state and the burka is banned there.

The ban has now spread to the burkini as well.

The ban has now spread to the burkini as well.

What is a burkini?

What is a burkini?

A burkini is a swimsuit for women designed in Australia by Aheda Zanetti. The design of the suit is intended to accord with the Islamic traditions of modest dress.

The woman was then ordered to remove the blue garment. All the other people were wearing either trunks or bikinis.

The woman was then ordered to remove the blue garment. All the other people were wearing either trunks or bikinis.

Another 4 women were fined with 38 euros for wearing their burkinis on a beach in Cannes.

Another 4 women were fined with 38 euros for wearing their burkinis on a beach in Cannes.

The women were told to pay a fine for wearing a burkini on the beach. 

The women were told to pay a fine for wearing a burkini on the beach. 

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