Tensions are high on the island of Corsica as more French towns issue bans on the so-called burkini.
- 26 August, 2016 Top French court temporarily suspends burkini ban Suspension of 'illegal ban' is temporary until court takes more time to issue definitive ruling.
- 27 December, 2015 French mob trash Muslim prayer room, burn Koran on Christmas Day Demonstrators ransack Muslim place of worship at low-income neighborhood on the French island of Corsica; French PM calls attack 'an unacceptable desecration.'
- 29 August, 2016 Can Islam be integrated with French secularism? Government ministers are speaking to Muslim leaders about conforming to the French secular system.
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- 10 July, 2016 Volunteers leave Greek island after attacks on refugees Tensions continue to rise in Greek islands, where an estimated 8,400 refugees and migrants are left waiting.