Keyword: hijab

French education minister reignites row over Muslim headscarf

 Jean-Michel Blanquer says he wants to avoid having mothers in hijab as volunteers on school trips.

French court lifts mayor’s ban on Muslim hijab at beach

Court acts after two mothers wearing Muslim headscarves were refused access by mayor to inland beach south of Paris.

European Court upholds French full veil ban

A 24-year-old French woman had claimed the 2010 ban on wearing the veil in public violated her freedom of religion and expression.

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

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