Tuesday 6 December 2016

Burkini bans are anathema to free and liberal societies

Published 17/08/2016 | 02:30

'France's bans on burkinis should be repealed immediately.' (Photo posed)
'France's bans on burkinis should be repealed immediately.' (Photo posed)

Regarding the recent reports of a riot on a Corsican beach, apparently triggered by a tourist taking a photograph of women in burkinis - when you take a photograph of someone without their consent, the image of that person is taken out of their control.

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Therefore this behaviour is a violation of the right to privacy.

It follows from the foregoing that the photographed women in burkinis were the victims here.

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