Berlin court bars Muslim teacher from wearing headscarf

Source: BBC News

A Muslim primary school teacher has lost her bid to overturn a law banning the wearing of religious clothing by public servants in Berlin.

The Berlin labour court judge ruled that the city-state’s neutrality law for teachers, police and court officials was constitutional.


Germany’s 16 states have differing laws on headscarves in schools.

Three years ago Germany’s constitutional court overturned a blanket ban on teachers wearing them.

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