Oslo allows ‘burqini’ swimsuits in city pools

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OSLO — Oslo city authorities have specifically authorised Muslim woman to use municipal swimming pools while wearing all-over swimsuits, a local official told NRK radio Friday.

“Some people say they need to cover up,” Jan Zander, responsible for sports and recreation, said. “We think it is important that those who live in this city can bathe and use the pools.”

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