French firing over veil was ‘religious discrimination’


Country’s top court rules in favour of woman fired by a private nursery school five years ago for refusing to remove her Islamic veil at work.

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Five years ago, Fatima Afif  was fired from her job at the private Baby Loup nursery school in the French town of Chanteloup-les-Vignes, just west of the capital Paris, for refusing to take off her veil while at work, reports France 24.