Egypt bans the ban on Burkinis
Egyptian Facebook users have commented on a culture in some private pools and hotels where the burkini is seen as 'regressive' and unfashionable in the eyes of high-society.
The issue came to a head in August 2016 after a group of women filmed a hotel manager mocking a woman in a burkini.
"How can you swim in the pool with this thing on? Go swim with it anywhere else," he said.
The video inspired thousands of views and sparked debate on social media over the treatment of women who wear burkinis in Egypt.
One Facebook user reported feeling more comfortable wearing the swimsuit in Europe than Egypt.
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"Veiled women are considered second-class citizens," said Pakinam Nasser, a financial planner in Cairo.
Last week, a woman was assaulted and ejected from the swimming pool at the Hacienda Bay resort near Alexandria for wearing a burkini.
France banned the Burkini in August 2016 in a new law which critics called a "sexist attack on human rights".