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CE, 27 novembre 1996, Ligue Islamique du Nord, M. et Mme. Chabou et autres, 30 Les Petites Affiches 10 (March 10, 1997)

Facts: the applicants' daughters demonstrated in their High School to challenge and amend the school rules prohibiting the wearing of religious signs at school, especially headscarves. The School excluded the students who demonstrated on the ground that it disturbed the normal functioning of the school.

Complaint: the applicants claimed that the decision of the High School to excluded them and refuse them access to class violated their freedom to express their religious believes.

Holding: the Conseil d'Etat ruled that the sanctions taken against the applicants to exclude them from school after the demonstrations did not violate their rights.

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