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Christine Clerc: "Why the burkini worries"

2022-05-13T18:49:26.912Z

TRIBUNE - The municipal council of Grenoble should examine Monday the modification of the internal regulations of the municipal swimming pools aiming to authorize the burkini. Is it serious to maintain that the wearing of this garment is not part of Islamist militancy?, argues the journalist.



Christine Clerc is the winner of the Albert-Londres prize for "Le Bonheur d'être français" (Grasset, 1981), Christine Clerc has published around twenty books.

Latest book published: "Domenica the diabolical" (Éditions de l'Observatoire, 2021).

In the past, there were such strict hygiene rules in our public swimming pools that I remember being turned away one morning with one of my 7-year-old grandsons.

His swimsuit, bought in a sports store in the swimming department, was indeed swimming shorts.

However, the regulations prohibited it.

So we had to go out to buy a slip in town.

The veil ?

Mayor of Grenoble said "the veil"?

While all the propaganda made so far for the burkini tended to make us believe that it was just a fantasy, even a new sign of women's liberation?

It was in Orange, a summer of Chorégies, and I see on the internet that the rules have not changed since the "

zemmourien

" Yann Bompard succeeded his father as mayor: "

Shorts and underpants prohibited

."

The same regulations still apply today to swimming pools in Grenoble, the city whose mayor Éric Piolle is at the forefront of the ecological fight: "Bermuda shorts, shorts and underpants prohibited", can we…

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