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Federal Constitutional Court “turns” headscarf ban

14 Mar, 2015

Because it is against the freedom of religion, a general ban on headscarves in schools may no longer exist. Therefore the Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe (Germany) revising a judgment of 2003. What looks like a judgment for democracy and freedom, is on closer inspection only a “half-judgment”. Because the court still allows a ban on headscarves in schools in case of “sufficiently specific threat” to the peace of the school.

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