Friday, October 27, 2006

If it's Christian ...

... then it's not acceptable. Add another story to that file. This one from ENI's (Ecumenical News International) daily headline summary:
London (ENI). British Airways has become embroiled in a dispute with a check-in official at Heathrow Airport in London who refused a company request to cover up the cross she was wearing
around her neck. Nadia Eweida, aged 55, who is on unpaid leave until the dispute is resolved, claims the right to display her Christian religious affiliation in a discreet way. The cross is less than two centimetres wide, and Eweida asserted she was not
being given the same rights by the company as Muslims and Sikhs, who may wear headscarves and turbans. [297 words, ENI-06-0854]
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