Egypt's Emigration min. reaches out to "hijabophobia" victim in Germany

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Sat, 10 Apr 2021 - 02:26 GMT

FILE - Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram traveled to Kuwait to check on the health condition of the Egyptian expat attacked, Waheed Mahmoud Hassan

FILE - Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram traveled to Kuwait to check on the health condition of the Egyptian expat attacked, Waheed Mahmoud Hassan

CAIRO - 10 April 2020: Minister of State for Emigration and Egyptian Expatriates' Affairs Nabila Makam has contacted an Egyptian expat women who was discriminated against in Germany due to her head-cover (Hijab).


Nouran Hasanein, 28, who got her M.A degree in architecture from German's Anhalt University and worked in Berlin for almost one year, applied for a job in German company, but day before her interview, the company emailed her a rejection letter, telling her that they can not accept a girl wearing a headscarf in a company dealing with customers.

Makram noted that the ministry is closely following up Hasanein's discrimination case, pledging to take every possible action to hold the company accountable for its discriminatory behavior.

She stressed Egypt's commitment to protect all Egyptian expats, voicing her pleasure at the patriotic stance of the Egyptian expat community in Germany in support of Hasanein in line with the ministry's "Let's support each other" Initiative, according to a ministry statement on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Hasanein said that she was pleased to have her country and all her compatriots in Germany by her side. 

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