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£595raised of £15,000 target by 30 supporters

    Weʼve raised £595 to help with legal costs

    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 25th October 2017

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    In January 2017, I resigned from my employment due to a fundamental breach of my contract relating to discrimination and the affiliation of my black hijab (headscarf) with terrorism. I was informed that I could not wear a black hijab to work. This requirement was not imposed on workers with other religious beliefs or to members of the opposite gender. Accordingly, I have commenced legal proceedings against my former employers for religious and sex discrimination. They are are seeking to evade liability for the claim by appearing as though they are no longer trading, however they have now been taken over by another company and the new company remains liable for my claim.

    I do not have sufficient the funds to fight this case and I humbly request support from anyone who can help me with my legal fees which are likely to amount to approximately £15,000. This will cover the costs for my solicitors to gather evidence, including work involved in the preparation of the bundle for the hearing and witness statements ,and preparing a schedule of loss. It will also cover costs for a barrister to represent me at a preliminary hearing where the issues in the case will be determined, as well as representing me at the substantive hearing (trial).

    I am not somebody who usually calls out for help for myself but on this occasion, I sincerely ask for your duas (prayers) first and foremost, and then any financial assistance you can give towards my cause in helping me seek justice for myself, and on behalf of Muslim women to have the right to wear their hijab without being discriminated against.

    We cannot allow any kind of discrimination to force us into situations that consequently end up affecting our livelihoods.

    Thank you for your generosity and support.





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      • Shama Firdous

        Shama Firdous

        Sep 21, 2017

        I wish you all the best InshaAllah. x


      • K Benali

        K Benali

        Sep 14, 2017

        In sha Allah your successful xx


      • David Bailey

        David Bailey

        Sep 14, 2017

        To success x


      • Anonymous


        Sep 13, 2017


      • Khaleel Muhammad

        Khaleel Muhammad

        Sep 13, 2017

        Dear sister I pray you are successful in this endeavour. Stay strong!


      • Anonymous


        Sep 6, 2017


      • Abid Uddin

        Abid Uddin

        Jul 3, 2017

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