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Islamic Hijab wearing female staff can be sacked by employer, Top European court rules

Islamic Hijab wearing female staff can be sacked by employer, Top European court rules

Top EU court ruled against women in France saying: ‘The visible wearing of any religious sign does not constitute direct discrimination. Two registered cases were taken to the court by women in France and Belgium who were sacked for refusing to remove their headscarves. ‘However the court ruling says the willingness of an employer to […]

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Protests unite Turks across the social spectrum

Protests unite Turks across the social spectrum

June 6, ISTANBUL (AP) — These disparate groups are united by alarm at what they consider unwarranted meddling and increasingly autocratic behavior by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s most popular prime minister in decades. Even some of his supporters are joining the protests sweeping the country. Office workers in business suits chant anti-government slogans alongside pious […]

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