From a recently proposed ban on Muslim women wearing burkinis to banning face veils in public, France has cracked down on Islamic practices in the public sphere.

The French government points to the concept of "laicite", the strict French secular separation of church and state, to justify such measures, but a look at France's practice of "laicite" proves there may be a double standard when it comes to Islam.

In this week's Reality Check, Mehdi Hasan highlights some of the myths of French secularism.

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Source: Al Jazeera