South African military court drops case against hijab-wearing Major

A South African military court this week withdrew charges against a female officer, Major Fatima Isaacs who refused to remove her headscarf under her military beret.

The decision was taken during a brief appearance by the Major in the military court at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Her representative, Nazeema Mohammed, confirmed that the case which had been going on for the last few months had been withdrawn.

"Today the Legal Resources Centre legal team was in the proce…

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