Free Press Journal
  • Getting under the skin of ‘burqini’

    On the one hand, you can’t police what women wear. On the other hand, what if what they wear is a result of policing? Surely, many a young girl in France longs to peel off the burqini and do a Bardot-on-the-beach, but cannot because of coercive pressures from her community and family. We are confronted with the conundrum of civil rights vs civil liberties.