Muslim worker ordered to change hijab due to 'terrorist affiliation'

Muslim worker ordered to change hijab due to 'terrorist affiliation'

A Muslim woman is suing her employer for discrimination after she was allegedly ordered to remove her black hijab because of its "terrorist affiliation".

The estate agent, who has not been named, worked at Harvey Dean in Bury, Greater Manchester, for around a year. Her managers took issue with her hijab when she was moved to a public facing office.

A complaint filed at the Manchester Employment Tribunal, said that the woman was told that moving from a back office into public view meant "that it would be in the best interest of the business for her to change the colour of her hijab, due to the supposed terrorist affiliation with the colour black" – The Independent reports.

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