French official threatens lawsuits over internet photos of police

From Engadget.com; Unfortunately, it's all too clear that some government officials just don't understand how the internet works. After police in Nice, France were shamed online for forcing Muslim women to remove burkinis and other tradition-honoring apparel at the beach, deputy mayor Christian Estrosi announced that the city would sue people who post photos of … Continue reading French official threatens lawsuits over internet photos of police

French Minister Trashes Muslim Women With Anti-Black Slur

From alternet.org; Laurence Rossignol made the comments on Thursday in an interview with RMC radio and BFM TV, during which she slammed retailers who design products for Muslim women, such as hijabs, arguing that these companies are “promoting the confinement of women’s bodies.” When the journalist pressed Rossignol, arguing that some women choose to wear … Continue reading French Minister Trashes Muslim Women With Anti-Black Slur