French school excludes Muslim girl for wearing headband
Hürriyet PhotoThe family of a Muslim girl who was segregated from her classmates for wearing a headband and skirt covering her trousers is set to sue the establishment for religious discrimination and harassment.
Teachers at the school at Villiers-sur-Marne southeast of Paris considered that her outfit broke France's strict rules forbidding pupils from wearing religious symbols, be they Muslim veils, Christian crosses or Jewish skullcaps.
The teenager was forced to spend her entire time at school in a classroom on her own where she was set educational tasks by her teachers while she refused to change her dress.
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