Paris 2024: French athletes will not be allowed to wear the Islamic veil | video

France won’t allow his athletes wear islamic veil during JOlympic Games Paris 2024although International Olympic Committee (IOC) tolerates this, the sports minister said on Tuesday, Amelie Oudea-Castera.

In statements to public television France 3the minister indicated that “representatives of our delegations and “Our teams will not wear veils.”for him respect for the secularism that exists in their country.

Udea-Kastera admitted that This decision is contrary to IOC doctrine. who views these clothes as cultural and non-religious aspect.

French law does not directly prohibit veil at sports competitions, although he does it to representatives of the public within the scope of their functions.

Every sports federation which are managed as private enterprises, makes her own decisions regarding the veil.

Football or basketball clubs prohibit this.and those from rUgbi, handball or tennis allow this under certain conditions.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias