Nice Deputy Mayor Confirms "Burkini Ban" Also Applies to Nuns' Habits on Beaches

Country: France

Date of incident: August 26, 2016

Category: Government Restrictions

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Governmental



Rudy Salles defended the ban of the "Burkini" and said that the same ban would apply to Catholic nuns wearing habits on Nice beaches.

Bishop Nunzio Galatino told Corriere della Sera: "The freedom to be granted to religious symbols should be considered on a par with the freedom to express one's beliefs and to follow them in public life."
Sources: Christian Today and Corriere della Sera