The Canadian Press

2015-03-27 | Quebec Hijab Dispute

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Two Montreal lawyers have filed a motion seeking clarification about the rights of Quebecers who want access to justice while wearing religious attire. The lawyers are acting on behalf of Rania El-Alloul, a Quebec woman who was refused her day in court by a judge because she was wearing a hijab. El-Alloul says it's been a difficult experience for her. (A Quebec Court judge told El-Alloul her case in late February would not be heard as long as she was wearing a head scarf in the courtroom, setting the stage for the motion seeking clarification)

Date: 2015-03-27
Placeline: MONTREAL.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I did not ever expect that I would be going through this experience it has been difficult and challenging because it has raised a lot of questions about whether or not a woman practicing her face can equal access Justice just like anybody else >>