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Protest in SW Nigeria over school hijab ban

– School shut again amid allegations of religious bigotry

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Berlin court insists on headscarf ban

– Labour court rules against Muslim primary school teacher who wanted to wear her headscarf at work

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Swedish Ombudsman decides in favor of headscarf

– Muslim woman whose job application had been cancelled subjected to discrimination on grounds of religion, Ombudsman decides

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Muslim teacher wins job discrimination case in Germany

By Ayhan Simsek BERLIN (AA) – A German court ruled on Thursday in favor of a Muslim female teacher who was denied a teaching job at a public school due to her wearing the hijab. The Regional Labor Court in Berlin-Branderburg ordered Berlin’s city-state government to pay €8,680 ($9,248) in compensation to the woman who […]

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Spain: Muslim women battle headscarf discrimination

‘For me, the headscarf is religious. The Quran obliges women to cover their head,’ says one headscarf activist