Take a look at news from around the world. 🙂
Department of Religious Freedom: A Dutch court ruled that a woman does not have the right to wear a colander on her head in her passport and driving license photos. And just to be clear, that’s not because she’s a woman. A man doesn’t have that right either.
That strikes me as fair enough, but the story’s more complicated than it appears. We’re talking about religious freedom here.
The woman in question, Mienke de Wilde, was (this was in August, when the story appeared in the press) considering an appeal the the European Court of Human Rights. She’s a law student and I’m sure she’ll learn a lot from it. And talk about having something to put on your resume . . .
Dutch law bans headgear in identity photos but people can claim an…
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