Belgium has sent a barrister to plead its case before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to oppose the prohibition on wearing the veil at work.

L'Echo is reporting this today (Friday).

The ECJ must give a ruling in relation to Samira A. She is a Muslim who was made redundant by the organisation G4S Secure Solutions as she refused to remove her veil during working hours. Consequently she has decided to take her former employer to court.

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