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Senior EU lawyer backs French woman sacked for wearing hijab

July 14, 2016


Angelique Chrisafis and Owen Bowcott, The Guardian “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 found in favour of Asma Bougnaoui […]