- Myriam Francois believes the burkini ban is just the latest excuse to harass Muslims
- French legislation has been encroaching on the private sphere of Muslims for years, she says
Myriam Francois is a Franco-British writer and academic. The opinions expressed in the article belong to the author.
(CNN)When France enacted its ban on "ostentatious symbols" in public schools in 2004, the so-called "veil ban" was justified under the guise of a warped form of European cultural relativism. It's just the French way, you see.