Rania El-Alloul, the Montreal woman who refused to remove her hijab when appearing before a Quebec Court judge, has filed a motion asking the court to clarify the rights of Quebecers to access justice while wearing religious attire.

In February, Judge Eliana Marengo told El-Alloul she would not hear her case unless she removed her hijab.

Marengo compared the Muslim headscarf to a "hat and sunglasses."

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