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Egypt: The Burqini Question

Issandr Al Amrani still has a few unanswered questions about the Islamic bikini – burqini. “I’m not trying to make fun of this — people can wear what they want — but why call it burqini? A burqa is a rather extreme form of fundamentalist gear that is not found in much of the Muslim world outside of Afghanistan and, to a much less degree, India and Pakistan. Is the Taliban what they want their product to be associated with?” he writes.

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