Mum In French Hijab Row To Sue Politicians For Racism
Sumaira FH 1 month ago Thu 17th October 2019 | 10:00 AM
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Oct, 2019 ) :The French woman at the centre of a new row over the wearing of an Islamic hijab in public places is taking legal action against the far-right politicians who criticised her, the Collective against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) said Wednesday.
Members of the RN then walked out of the chamber before issuing a press statement.
.. by persons with public authority." And a second complaint would be filed in Paris on Friday for "incitement of racial hatred," CCIF said in a statement.
The woman's lawyer, Sana Ben Hadj, said her client had felt "humiliated" by the incident because images of her had been shared widely.
"Without her, this school trip could not have taken place. There were no other parents who could make themselves available."The row is the latest in France over face and body-covering garments which many perceive as inappropriate in a secular country while others argue the garments allow Muslim women to be active participants in French society.