Jordanian fired for refusing Muslim garb, sues employer

28.05.2012                      07.Siwan. 5772                    Schawuoth 2

Jordanien:

Jordanian fired for refusing Muslim garb, sues employer

'I'm Christian. Why should I wear something not dictated by my religion', the woman says in an interview.

A Christian Jordanian woman said Sunday she is suing her Gulf Arab employer for arbitrary dismissal after she refused a new dress code forcing her to cover her head.
The incident is rare and could stir religious tensions in Jordan, a predominantly conservative Muslim nation whose Western-educated ruler – King Abdullah II – is perceived as a staunch supporter of moderate Islam and tolerance of other religions….