Two British women were ordered to take off burkinis and tell a bikini while they were on vacation in Albufeira, portugal.
The hotel staff in Portugal told Maryya Dean and her sister-in-law China that they were not allowed to wear burkinis, and that the swimming pool was unacceptable.” Women told them they had to wear bikinis to follow Portuguese culture.”
Dean of the 36 year old said a swimming pool repairman told her nine year old daughter to stand up and show her mother and aunt what they were supposed to wear, an ordinary bathing suit.
Dean said the incident left her entire family feeling “humiliated and disgusted.”.”
“My cultural background, I’m wearing Bokiy,” she told Spiegel online”. I compared me to my nine year old daughter. She was told to stand up and swim and see what she was wearing. I thought it was totally impolite – I was told I should go swimming in that dress.
Maryya Dean told her to use her bocchini for bikinis in the PortugalFacebook / MaryyaDean holiday.
“I don’t allow swimming suits that I’m comfortable with,” she said. “This kind of swimsuit is actually worn for women like me.”.” I’ve been thinking. We’re going to be a disgrace and go back to the apartment. It’s disgusting. It’s a very painful experience for me and my family.”
Dean describes their Swimwear for the three quarter length leggings and elbow.
She says the pool staff made them able to cover criminals wearing swimsuits.
“We were embarrassed when we brought our four children out of the pool and people were looking at us as if we had committed a crime.” She says.
Last year, in some parts of France, women were banned from wearing burkinis at the beach. The ban came after French Supreme Administrative Court ruled that it was illegal and was suspended after violating basic freedoms for women. The bocchini is not banned in portugal.