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Teacher sacked after parents complain about Muslim prayer lesson

Teacher sacked after parents complain about Muslim prayer lesson

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
29/05/2009
Lancastrian
Summary: 

Head of RE was also accused of giving two schoolboys detention after they refused to kneel down and 'pray to Allah' during the lesson. Parents said forcing their children to take part in the exercise at Alsager High School, near Stoke-on-Trent - which included wearing Muslim headgear - was a breach of their human rights.