The controversy over burkinis in France rages on – with Islamic groups now calling for an emergency meeting with the Interior Ministry, after more seaside resorts banned the full-body swimming costume. The French Council of Islamic Faith says some mayors are introducing the ban purely for electoral and political purposes.
Toni Bugle from the English Democrats and Catherine Shakdam from the Shafaqna Institute for Middle Eastern Studies talks to RT on the subject.
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