An French Imam shared this photo on Facebook in order to encourage dialogue about the French ban of the burkini on beaches, asking why these nuns can freely wear what they please [which is very similar to the burkini in the first place] while Muslim women are fined, forced to undress, and forced off the beach?
As a result? His Facebook was banned.
As if it wasn’t already clear enough, this new law is specifically meant to target, demonize, and punish Muslims and Muslims alone. It has nothing to do with “French values” [although I mean, colonialism, massacre, and ethno-supremacy have always been core French values so this shouldn’t be surprising~*], and is simply another manifestation on the government level of the rapidly rising hatred/fear of Muslims and Islam.
As if it wasn’t already clear enough, this new law is specifically meant to target, demonize, and punish Muslims and Muslims alone.
obviously? what other reason could there possible be.
Ostensibly, it is to liberate muslim women – “it is illegal to do thing X that you are forced to do, so now they can no longer force you to do it.”
It is worse for a woman to be forced to wear clothes than it is to force her to reveal her body to strangers. – t. French minister probably