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AllAfrica.com
Mahama's Powers Challenged At Supreme CourtExcellency John Dramani Mahama. The president on receipt of this petition, thr
Mahama's Powers Challenged At Supreme Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Excellency John Dramani Mahama. The president on receipt of this petition, through his chief of staff forwarded it to the Council of State for their advice as part of the constitutional process under Article 72 of the 1992 Constitution. His... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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Queensland Times
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
Queensland Times / Posted 7 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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News Mail
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
News Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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express
Burkinis to return to Cannes beaches after court overturns Muslim swimwear banadministrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkinis to return to Cannes beaches after court overturns Muslim swimwear ban
express / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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Northern Star
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
Northern Star / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loube
Burkini ban overturned as it "violates basic freedoms"
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 hours ago
administrative court over a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned the Villeneuve-Loubet ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the nearby town of Villeneuve-Lou
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the nearby town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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metro
French court overturns burkini bana top French court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
French court overturns burkini ban
metro / Posted 11 hours ago
a top French court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Times of Malta
French court overturns Cannes burkini bana top French court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
French court overturns Cannes burkini ban
Times of Malta / Posted 12 hours ago
a top French court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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CTV News
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
CTV News / Posted 12 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Irish Examiner
French court reverses Cannes burkini ban saying it 'infringes personal freedom'risks of disruption to public order, or reasons of hygiene or decency, for the
French court reverses Cannes burkini ban saying it 'infringes personal freedom'
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 hours ago
risks of disruption to public order, or reasons of hygiene or decency, for the ban in the famous Riviera resort. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they would challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Daily Mail
Burkini babes hit the French Riviera as court overturns banofficers in patrol boats fining women they disapproved of, before expelling the
Burkini babes hit the French Riviera as court overturns ban
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
officers in patrol boats fining women they disapproved of, before expelling them from the pebbles. But on Friday the Council of State – France’s highest appeal court – indicated that such scenes were deplorable, and quashed the ban. Three... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
Brandon Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Business Standard India
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court rulinga French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Lo
Cannes burkini ban overturned after top French court ruling
Business Standard India / Posted 13 hours ago
a French top court regarding a similar ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet that set a legal precedent. After the Council of State overturned that ban last week, human rights groups said they will challenge similar bans issued in 30 or so... Read more
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Daily Mail
Manuel Valls sparks anger with French symbol remarks amid burkini row- or any other clothing 'cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions
Manuel Valls sparks anger with French symbol remarks amid burkini row
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
- or any other clothing 'cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions of others'. Friday's court ruling by the Council of State specifically concerned a ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet. The bans grew increasingly... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Mass cull of 3,000 deer in Dutch dunes can go ahead, court rulesto shoot the dear between November and March. In total, 74 were shot dead in tw
Mass cull of 3,000 deer in Dutch dunes can go ahead, court rules
DutchNews.nl / Posted 16 hours ago
to shoot the dear between November and March. In total, 74 were shot dead in two weeks of hunting earlier this year. Anti-hunt group Faunabescherming said after the ruling that it is extremely disappointed and plans to appeal to the Council of Sta... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
France's burkini ban 'a stupid reaction' to extremism, says UN- or any other clothing "cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions
France's burkini ban 'a stupid reaction' to extremism, says UN
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
- or any other clothing "cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions of others". Friday's court ruling by the Council of State specifically concerned a ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet. The bans grew increasingly... Read more
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Irish Examiner
UN calls France's burkini ban 'a stupid reaction' that 'fuels religious intolerance'- or any other clothing "cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions
UN calls France's burkini ban 'a stupid reaction' that 'fuels religious intolerance'
Irish Examiner / Posted 18 hours ago
- or any other clothing "cannot be blamed for the violent or hostile reactions of others". Friday's court ruling by the Council of State specifically concerned a ban in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet. The bans grew increasingly... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Fact: President Mahama Assassinated President Mills!Feature Article of Tuesday, 30 August 2016 By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D.
Fact: President Mahama Assassinated President Mills!
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Feature Article of Tuesday, 30 August 2016 By Kwame Okoampa-Ahoofe, Jr., Ph.D. English Department, SUNY-Nassau E-mail: okoampaahoofe@optimum.net I am writing this piece with the full and logical understanding and precedent from the pardoning of... Read more
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DW
French interior minister slams burkini ban, meets Muslim leaders |to stigmatize Muslims and attract voters. His statement came shortly after Fra
French interior minister slams burkini ban, meets Muslim leaders |
DW / Posted yesterday
to stigmatize Muslims and attract voters. His statement came shortly after France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, revoked a ban on the swimsuit on the beaches of a southern town, Villeneuve-Loubet. The French constitution... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Gov. McAuliffe's salary among the top 4 in the U.S.so the pay for the commonwealth's top job will sit at $175,000 through 2018. A
Gov. McAuliffe's salary among the top 4 in the U.S.
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
so the pay for the commonwealth's top job will sit at $175,000 through 2018. According to an annual study released by the Council of State Governments, Pennsylvania's governor makes the most at $190,000 a year. He's followed by Tennessee at... Read more
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express
Burkini ban mapped: Where is the burkini banned in France?Oye-Plages, near Calais, and the centrist mayor of Eze, on the French Riviera,
Burkini ban mapped: Where is the burkini banned in France?
express / Posted yesterday
Oye-Plages, near Calais, and the centrist mayor of Eze, on the French Riviera, have agreed to lift the ban. On Friday the Council of State suspended the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet after the mayor banned swimwear showing religious affiliation on the... Read more
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Christian Today
Full ban on burkinis would stoke tensions, admits French ministerEmbassy in London on Thursday. The comments to La Croix newspaper come after F
Full ban on burkinis would stoke tensions, admits French minister
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
Embassy in London on Thursday. The comments to La Croix newspaper come after France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday against a decision to ban the burkini by the mayor of the resort town of... Read more
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International Business Times
Banning burkini would be 'unconstitutional', says French interior ministerFrench Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Sunday. On Friday, the coun
Banning burkini would be 'unconstitutional', says French interior minister
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Sunday. On Friday, the country's highest administrative court, Council of State, ruled against a decision by the mayor of French town Villeneuve-Loubet to ban the full body swimsuit. In... Read more
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dna
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension between communities- interior ministerInterior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday. F
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension between communities- interior minister
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday. France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday against a decision to ban the burkini by the mayor of the resort town of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: interior ministerInterior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday.
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: interior minister
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday. France’s highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday against a decision to ban the burkini by the mayor of the resort town of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Poll: Should Thailand legalize marijuana? Yes, most saymeeting were the Crime Suppression police unit, Drug Suppression unit, National
Poll: Should Thailand legalize marijuana? Yes, most say
Asian Correspondent / Posted 2 days ago
meeting were the Crime Suppression police unit, Drug Suppression unit, National Agricultural Council and officials from the Council of State. Currently, Thai law prescribes a five-year jail term and/or a THB100,000 (US$2,800) fine for those caught... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
The destiny Ghanaiansand petition of members of his own party and cabinet ministers, the President c
The destiny Ghanaians
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
and petition of members of his own party and cabinet ministers, the President caved in and petitioned the members of the Council of state, who advised forgiveness! We are all Ghanaians and should remember our culture of fama-Nyame... Read more
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Business Standard India
From bikinis to burkinis, regulating what women wearMuslim attire - was enacted in Cannes, about 20 miles from Nice. Although Fran
From bikinis to burkinis, regulating what women wear
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Muslim attire - was enacted in Cannes, about 20 miles from Nice. Although France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, struck down one town's burkini ban on Friday - and clearly would do the same for other towns if lawsuits... Read more
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Reuters
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: interior ministerInterior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday.
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: interior minister
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday. France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday against a decision to ban the burkini by the mayor of the resort town of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: Interior ministerInterior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday.
Anti-burkini law in France would worsen tension: Interior minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in an interview published on Sunday. France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, ruled on Friday against a decision to ban the burkini by the mayor of the resort town of... Read more
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FOX News
Burkini backlash: Some French mayors vow to keep bans in place despite court rulingis a decision that is meant to set legal precedent. Today all the ordinances ta
Burkini backlash: Some French mayors vow to keep bans in place despite court ruling
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
is a decision that is meant to set legal precedent. Today all the ordinances taken should conform to the decision of the Council of State. "Logically the mayors should withdraw these ordinances. If not legal actions could be taken. "Today the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
BUSINESS PEOPLEArkansas Jewelers Association. Lisa Speer, director of the Arkansas State Arch
BUSINESS PEOPLE
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Arkansas Jewelers Association. Lisa Speer, director of the Arkansas State Archives and state historian, was elected to the Council of State Archivists' board of directors. Juli Dorrough and Mary Dillard have been elected to the Girl Scouts --... Read more
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Daily Mail
Burkini police on Nice beach defy judges and strike againpolice boat swooped on the women and a male officer spoke to them but it is bel
Burkini police on Nice beach defy judges and strike again
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
police boat swooped on the women and a male officer spoke to them but it is believed they were not fined On Friday, the Council of State – France’s highest appeal court – reversed the ban, saying it was a ‘serious and clearly illegal violation... Read more
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Daily Mail
French mayors vow to CONTINUE burkini beach ban despite court rulingto lift the ruling. Some 30 mayors have introduced the controversial bans conc
French mayors vow to CONTINUE burkini beach ban despite court ruling
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to lift the ruling. Some 30 mayors have introduced the controversial bans concerning the swimming costume. However, the Council of State, France's top administrative court overturned the ban on appeal. On Tuesday these photographs of four... Read more
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News.com.au
The burkini ban in France has been overturned. Here’s whyregarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the country and provoked shock
The burkini ban in France has been overturned. Here’s why
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
regarding a swimsuit crackdown that has divided the country and provoked shock around the world. The ruling by the Council of State Friday specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the... Read more
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International Business Times
Instagram erupts in display of solidarity against France's burkini banthe majority of the French public are in support of the ban, it has since been
Instagram erupts in display of solidarity against France's burkini ban
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
the majority of the French public are in support of the ban, it has since been overturned by France's highest court, the Council of State, on Friday. Though some mayors said they would ignore the ruling, human rights lawyer Patrice Spinosi, who... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedomsthat have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relati
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.The ruling by the Council of State specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding... Read more
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EuroNews
French burkini ban ruling fuels controversytreatment of Muslim women and girls,” Amnesty International said in a statement
French burkini ban ruling fuels controversy
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
treatment of Muslim women and girls,” Amnesty International said in a statement. Some NGOs say they would bring cases to court to fight mayors who continue the prohibition of burkinis. The Council of State will have the final say on th... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedomsthat have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relati
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims. The ruling by the Council of State specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedomsthat have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relati
Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 days ago
that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims. The ruling by the Council of State specifically concerns a ban on the Muslim garment in the Riviera town of Villeneuve-Loubet, but the binding... Read more
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International Business Times
Mayors in France asked to abide by court ruling overturning burkini banwith the anti-Islamophobia association (CCIF) took Villeneuve-Loubet to court o
Mayors in France asked to abide by court ruling overturning burkini ban
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
with the anti-Islamophobia association (CCIF) took Villeneuve-Loubet to court over the ban. France's highest court, the Council of State, on Friday (26 August) found the ban in Villeneuve-Loubet town "seriously and clearly illegally breached... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Top French court overturns burqini banThe Council of State ruled Friday that a ban imposed in the town of Villeneuve-
Top French court overturns burqini ban
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
The Council of State ruled Friday that a ban imposed in the town of Villeneuve-Loubet "seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms to come and go, freedom of beliefs and individual freedom." But the decision is expected to set a... Read more
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dna
France: Burkini ban overturned but debate exposes division within govtbut the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbo
France: Burkini ban overturned but debate exposes division within govt
dna / Posted 4 days ago
but the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbol of a "backwards, deadly Islamism". The Council of State's ruling against the resort of Villeneuve-Loubet is expected to set a precedent for the dozens of French... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Controversy goes on as French court suspends burkini banbut the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbo
Controversy goes on as French court suspends burkini ban
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
but the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbol of a "backwards, deadly Islamism". The Council of State's ruling against the resort of Villeneuve-Loubet is expected to set a precedent for the dozens of French... Read more
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