Sacked vegan claims discrimination in landmark case

p06tjrwfSource: BBC News

By Clive Coleman

A tribunal is to be asked to decide whether veganism is a “philosophical belief” akin to a religion, in a landmark legal action.

Jordi Casamitjana says he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports after disclosing it invested pension funds in firms involved in animal testing.

He claims he was discriminated against, and the tribunal will now decide if veganism should be protected in law.

The League Against Cruel Sports says he was dismissed for gross misconduct.

It denies the sacking was because of his veganism.

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