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No bikinis for Ramadan sign removed from Agadir beach

A busy beach in Agadir.
A busy beach in Agadir. Image by João Máximo / CC BY 2.0

Authorities in Morocco have removed a sign put up earlier this week by two surfers at a beach in Agadir that read ‘Respect Ramadan, no bikinis’. The move was followed by a message reassuring the public worldwide that there have been no restrictions imposed on swimwear on any beach in Morocco. The surfers posted a picture of their sign to social media where it has sparked debate, accumulating over 600 comments worldwide. Most commenters were against the actions of the surfers. Sources from the Ministry of Tourism report that the incident was not a part of any organised or political group. Read more: moroccoworldnews.com