Court of Appeal stops Kenyan school from discriminating Muslim students

Kenya’s second highest Court, the Court of Appeal has rendered a landmark decision touching on the Bill of Rights. In a 7th September 2017unanimous decision the Court Composed of Justices of Appeal, Justice Waki, Nambuye(JA) and Kiage(JA) rendered the decision holding that a school’s uniform policy  prohibiting Muslim students from wearing the hijab was invalid. The Court specifically noted that the rule “indirectly discriminated against Muslim female students in so far as it prohibits and prevents them from manifesting their religion through the practice and observance of wearing the hijab.”

That decision can be found Here for your reading pleasure.

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