Tuesday 12 December 2017

Burkini bans are anathema to free and liberal societies

'France's bans on burkinis should be repealed immediately.' (Photo posed)
'France's bans on burkinis should be repealed immediately.' (Photo posed)
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

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.

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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