French court rules sacking of creche employee for wearing hijab was legal

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A French court has overturned a previous ruling that creche deputy director Fatima Afif was the victim of religious discrimination.

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The Paris appeal court on Wednesday overturned a lower court's ruling that the Baby Loup creche, which operates in a deprived area of the town of Chanteloup-les-Vignes, near Paris, was guilty of religious discrimination when it sacked Fatima Afif, who was deputy director at the time, reports RFI.