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Muslim woman kicked off French beach by angry locals for wearing a ‘ burkini’ to test tolerance

  • Zeynab Alshelh travelled to France to show support for local Muslims 
  • The 23-year-old said she was frustrated over city’s banning the burkini
  • Soon after she sat on the French Riviera in her burkini she was kicked out
  • Locals threatened to call the police despite bans being overturned

A Muslim woman from Australia travelled to France to wear her burkini on the beach, only to be confronted and forced off the sand by angry locals within minutes.

Zeynab Alshelh, a 23-year-old medical student from Sydney, decided to fly to Europe a few weeks ago after becoming upset when 30 French cities banned women from wearing the full-length swimsuits at public beaches after the Nice terror attack in July, according to Channel Seven’s program Sunday Night.

In an attempt to show solidarity with local Muslims, Ms Alshelh and her mother wore their blue burkinis as they enjoyed a day out on the French Riviera with her father.


Despite the fact the ban on burkinis had since been overturned by France’s highest administrative court, Ms


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