(London Independent) A French politician is threatening legal action against social media users for sharing photos of police enforcing a ban on the burkini.
Christian Estrosi, the President of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, a region where the full body swimwear is prohibited, said official complaints had been filed about the distribution of the pictures of the police officers. He added the officials were just "doing their job".
Photographs of one incident where at least four armed police officers confronted a woman on a beach, reportedly fined her and made her remove clothing attracted widespread criticism on social media.
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