France's highest administrative court the Council of State has suspended the burkini ban, declaring it illegal in a ruling that sets a precedent for the entire country. Around 30 French towns and cities had banned the full-body swimsuit on their beaches. Commentators discuss whether the rule of law has triumphed or given in to Islam.

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