France's High Court Overturns Riviera Town's Burkini Ban

August 26, 2016 5:01 PM

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France's High Court Overturns Riviera Town's Burkini Ban

The Collective Against the Islamophobia in France was part of a suit against the town of Villeneuve-Loubet, which banned the burkini this summer. France's Council of State suspended the ban Friday. Pictured above, Collective head, Marwan Muhammad.

France's highest administrative court struck a blow against controversial 'burkini bans' Friday, overturning one town's decision to prohibit the full-body swimsuit on its beaches.

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