Swedish Muslim woman, 24, wins £3,000 compensation after company ended her job interview because she refused to shake hands with her male potential employer
Swedish Muslim woman refused to shake man's hand at job interview
Farah Alhajeh was led out of the room and told interview was over
Swedish court rules she was discriminated against and awarded her £3,426
She said she doesn't differentiate between genders, and has no physical contact
By SARA MALM FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 15:01 BST, 16 August 2018 | UPDATED: 20:29 BST, 16 August 2018
A Muslim woman has won a discrimination case in Sweden after she was rejected during a job interview for refusing to shake the hand of the interviewer.
Farah Alhajeh, 24, had been invited to interview for a job as an interpreter in Uppsala, north of Stockholm in May, 2016.
Upon arrival she told the male interviewer that she did not want to shake his hand, citing religious rules of her faith.
Let's get back a thousand years in the human evolution. Let's populate Europe with these people.
Meanwhile in Finland
Finns and Finns and Finns
A mentally challenged person
Mentally ill, yes. I wouldn't call it a person.