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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    the belly button rings?
    I'd rather people cover up in this society rather than uncover tyvm

    I don't think i am more in pain than when i see really old or really fat people walking around the streets with tops off :/

    But hey, that is their choice.


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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    Oh my freakin Gawd... her ankles are showing!!!!

    **covers eyes**
    What's with the conehead look?
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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    The outfit is not clothing. It's swimwear. This sounds like any other swimwear on the market:

    Ahiida® Burqini®™ Swimsuits are made in Australia with
    quality high performance innovative fabrics.

    All of our Swimwear are:


    100% Polyester

    50+ UV protected

    Chlorine Resistant

    Water repellent

    Have Low Water Absorbency and are very very quick drying.

    I don't see the issue other than the French making a statement about the burqa. The French prefer their women half naked. Tell me again, who is oppressing who?

    In addition to being great for the modest, this suit would work well for anyone who is sensitive to sun, especially those with a history of skin cancer.
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    You guys are weird.

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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post
    Are you comparing clothing to slavery or did i miss the point?
    The point had to do with oppression, and the opinions expressed by those who are oppressed.
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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by StandUpChuck View Post
    The outfit is not clothing. It's swimwear. This sounds like any other swimwear on the market:

    Ahiida® Burqini®™ Swimsuits are made in Australia with
    quality high performance innovative fabrics.

    All of our Swimwear are:


    100% Polyester

    50+ UV protected

    Chlorine Resistant

    Water repellent

    Have Low Water Absorbency and are very very quick drying.

    I don't see the issue other than the French making a statement about the burqa. The French prefer their women half naked. Tell me again, who is oppressing who?

    In addition to being great for the modest, this suit would work well for anyone who is sensitive to sun, especially those with a history of skin cancer.
    It's not clothing?
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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Gardener View Post
    The point had to do with oppression, and the opinions expressed by those who are oppressed.
    I think it is highly amusing people who have most likely never worn one before seek to cast judgement of the minds of other women.

    Is it so hard to accept that some wear it out of choice?
    Inside the West Muslim women have much more liberty than Muslim countries.
    Inside some Muslim countries there is no choice but to wear it so it can be oppression, but can the same be said for the West? No.

    It is not a religious obligation. There is not one word in the Qu'ran or hadiths that mention niqab or burka it is a cultural inheritence that pre dates Islam but if some wish to take 'dressing modestly' to mean the covering of the face. Then not my problem and fair play to them, just take it off when in certain buildings.

    Government and State needs to stop getting involved in such matters.


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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Laila View Post

    Government and State needs to stop getting involved in such matters.
    I agree.

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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Welcome to Dubai

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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    I keep bringing up this point in similar threads, but banning these garments from public places is not going to make these women stop wearing them. They'll simply avoid going to those places and stay home. Maybe that's what these stupid rules are after, eh? Out of sight and out of mind?

    The young woman in the in the OP, a French native who freely converted and chooses to wear these outfits, made it clear that she would rather leave her own country than be forced to dress in ways she disaproves of.

    I can't believe the irony of forcing women to wear certain clothes to free them from being forced to wear certain clothes. How stupid can a concept get?
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    Re: French pool bans 'burkini' swim

    Quote Originally Posted by Mira View Post
    Welcome to Dubai

    Indeed.
    When i go to muslim countries i wear tight jeans, tops, short skirts

    And women didn't mind (Well they looked ... alot)
    The country didn't arrest me or stop me wearing what i wished.


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