Discussion: Burkini Ban in France

Read this first: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3754395/Wealthy-Algerian-promises-pay-penalty-Muslim-woman-fined-France-wearing-burkini.html

Then this: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37382318

What are your reactions so far?  Make notes.

Now, consider these cartoonists’ responses: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37197701

Especially this one: https://www.reddit.com/r/TrollXChromosomes/comments/4zo9r6/burkinigif/

Finally, watch this video and consider to what extent you agree with the speaker: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/video/2015/jun/24/hijab-not-oppression-feminist-statement-video

Be ready to discuss in class, and feel free to do additional research to share with your classmates.




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