Monday, 15th April 2024

French MPs comb through ‘hair discrimination’ bill

By France24
02 April 2024   |   10:42 am
The resignation of a high school principal in eastern Paris, after he received death threats for asking a pupil to remove her headscarf, sparks outrage among French politicians. Meanwhile, France's lower house begins debate on a new bill to outlaw hair discrimination.


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