• Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Woman told to remove ‘terrorist-looking’ black hijab by Manchester-based employers

The managers at Harvey Dean asked the woman to wear a different colour hijab

By: Sarwar Alam

A Muslim woman has filed a religious discrimination complaint against her employers at a UK tribunal for allegedly ordering her to remove her black hijab because it signified “terrorist affiliation”. The estate agent, who has not been named, had been working for Harvey Dean in Bury, Greater Manchester, for about a year when she said her managers took issue with her hijab. A complaint filed at the Manchester Employment Tribunal was quoted by The Independent as saying that the woman was told that moving from a back office into public view meant “that it would be in the best interest…

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