Senior EU lawyer backs wearing of hijab

Senior EU lawyer backs French woman sacked for wearing hijab Asma Bougnaoui, who lost her job at an IT consultancy, should have been allowed to wear headscarf, says advocate at European court of justice. A French woman at a protest against the banning of headscarves in state schools.  A French design engineer who was dismissed for wearing an Islamic headscarf should have been allowed to cover her head at work, a senior EU lawyer has said. In an influential preliminary opinion, an advocate general at the European court of justice…

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LAGOS COURT LIFT HIJAB BAN

An appeals court in Nigeria has ruled against a ban on Nigerian Muslim girls to wear the headscarf to schools in the southwestern state of Lagos. Jubilation as Court of Appeal grants right to wear Hijab in Lagos‎. The appeals court in Lagos overturned an earlier ruling in 2013 that had banned the right to hijab in government schools in the state. There was wild jubilation at the premises of the Court of Appeal in Lagos State when the right to wear Hijab (Islamic headscarf) in public Primary and Secondary schools…

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SHAKE TEACHER’S HAND OR PAY $5000 FINE

Shake your teacher’s hand or pay $5000 fine: Switzerland Regional authorities in Switzerland have ruled that if Muslim students refuse to shake their teacher’s hand at the beginning and end of lessons, their parents will face fines of up to 5,000 Swiss francs (around $5,000). The new ruling overturned a controversial decision by a school in northern Therwil municipality, in the district of Arlesheim in the canton of Basel-Country, to grant exemptions from handshakes to two teenage brothers who were unwilling to touch a member of the opposite sex. The…

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