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Supreme Court reverses order allowing Muslim students to wear hijabs in school - 3 weeks ago, 11:58

By: Michael Ollinga Or ...

- The Court of Appeal had ruled that Muslim students were free to wear hijabs in school

- Supreme Court reversed ruling stating each school had liberty to determine rules guiding dress code of students

- High Court had banned wearing of hijabs in school on Thursday, May 7, 2015

The Supreme Court of Kenya has iverturned decision by Court of Appeal

Court of Appeal judges Philip Waki, Roselyne Nambuye and Patrick Kiage on Thursday, September 8, 2016, ruled in favour of Muslim students from St Paul’s Kiwanjani Day Mixed Secondary school Isiolo county who sought to be allowed to wear religious veils and trousers.

The verdict, consequently overturned that of the High Court, which was delivered by Justice Harun Makau on May 7, 2015.

The Supreme Court however, reversed the decision by the appellate court stating that each school had liberty to determine their students' dress code ...
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