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World 15 Jul 2021 | 4:01 PM

Top EU court says headscarves can be banned at work under certain conditions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Companies may ban Muslim employees from wearing a headscarf under certain conditions, the European Union's top court said on Thursday, in two cases brought by Muslim women in Germany who were suspended from their jobs after they started wearing the Islamic garment.

World 08 Jun 2021 | 5:47 PM

The candidate and her hijab: identity matters in French elections

MONTPELLIER, France (Reuters) - Laboratory technician Sara Zemmahi was running to be a local councillor backed by President Emmanuel Macron's ruling party until last month when it withdrew its support. Her transgression: wearing her hijab in a campaign poster.