Amid protests, Bosnia’s judiciary upholds hijab ban
February 17, 2016
Amid protests across Bosnia and Herzegovina, the nation’s high court has upheld a ban on the wearing of the hijab in the nation’s legal institutions.
The ban, announced in October, applies to all religious symbols.
The nation of 3.9 million is 40% Muslim, 31% Eastern Orthodox, and 12% Catholic.
- Bosnia Judicial Authorities Uphold Hijab Ban, Despite Protests (Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty)
- Bosnians protest against hijab ban in judiciary (AFP)
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