9 Tweets That Sum Up How People In Dubai Feel About The Whole Burkini Story
The incident in France this week where police officers forced a women to remove her burkini on a public beach triggered off a global debate on the matter. Not least, as many pointed out, the difference between rules and attitudes in various countries. In Dubai, no rule is enforced, on the beaches here is it's equally common and acceptable to wear a burkini as it is a bikini.
People in Dubai reacted in various ways, some poking fun at the incident and others disgusted with the treatment of this lady.
'World gone mad'
Should armed police be telling anyone what they can and can't wear?! The world has gone mad 😞 #burkini— Adrian Gibson (@adrianpgibson) August 25, 2016
When you put it like that
Apparently the burkini was invented in Australia
Forcing women to remove #Burkini is no different to forcing women into abayas using emotional or physical abuse.— DanQayyum (@DanQayyum) August 25, 2016