France’s Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France’s highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But human rights advocates are up against public opinion: 64-percent of the French approve of the bans. We’ll ask our panel if a string of terror attacks, the latest in the seaside resort of Nice, has succeeded in fundamentally altering France’s values.
Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

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