A Montreal resident has filed a complaint against Quebec Court Judge Eliana Marengo over her decision not to hear the case of a Muslim woman because she was wearing a hijab.

Rania El-Alloul appeared in court Feb. 24 in an attempt to recover her vehicle, which had been seized by Quebec's automobile insurance board, the SAAQ.

Marengo refused to hear El-Alloul's testimony unless she removed her hijab, which El-Alloul would not do.

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