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I am disconcerted by the cries of persecution over wedding cakes, photography, ceremonies and receptions in the name of Christianity.  I do sympathize with any business owner faced with choosing between their faith and their livelihood.   977 more words


Zinneb graduated in rights 4 years ago, and still can't find a job.

Graduated in rights 4y ago, polyglot, she can’t find a job because of her #Hijab. This is her story. Details on https://t.co/B2cTr9ZwyQ pic.twitter.com/3kbLS1FAHE

— VERSATILE WOMEN (@versatilewomen) …

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The ECJ in Achbita and Bougnaoui: Legalising Discrimination in Europe?

On March 14th 2017, the European Court of Justice issued two much-awaited judgments on the right to wear Islamic headscarves in private sector companies. In this post, I summarise both judgments, and respond to a criticism voiced by the… 1,784 more words

Trump reacts as Federal judge blocks his latest travel ban

Trump’s administration has suffered another devastating blow as a federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking his ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world. 134 more words


A Hawaii judge has just blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban

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Shockingly, Trump is displeased.

A federal judge on Wednesday stopped President Trump’s second attempt to temporarily ban visa holders from several majority-Muslim countries — and nearly all refugees — from entering the United States, hours before it was supposed to take effect. 1,018 more words

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ECJ headscarf ruling and its consequences

The European Court of Justice ruled that religious symbols may be prohibited in the workplace. To avoid discrimination, the ruling encompasses all religious groups. Critics disagree with this view. 1,080 more words


The "Headscarf Ban" - what it really means for small businesses

Today’s ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that employers can ban Muslim women from wearing headscarves has attracted a good deal of publicity… 536 more words

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