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Samira Achbita v G4S Secure Solutions NV: a dangerous new concept of direct discrimination

Emplaw author and barrister from Cloisters, Declan O'Dempsey has published a detailed and incisive blog on how the AG’s much publicised opinion in this case (concerning the wearing of an Islamic headscarf at work) represents a new, and dangerous, analysis of the concept of direct discrimination and appears to weaken the protection given to religion and belief under European Law.