Media: the security guard at the airport in Paris said that he was dismissed «for a long beard»

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Guard Paris Orly airport, claims that two years ago was fired for wearing too long a beard.

In an interview with BFMTV ex-guard Bashir, whose name was not called, said that he worked at Orly airport as a security agent at Securitas for six years. At the end of November 2015, one week after the terrorist attacks in Paris, he was summoned to the chief and demanded to shave «beard is too long».

«He said I called you because of the beard. Your beard is too long, you need something to do with it. I answered him: sir, my beard is not grown in two days, I’ve been wearing a beard of this length. Why is this a problem now?» — told Bashir on the air. In response, the chief threatened to impose sanctions if Bashir did not shave off his beard.

According to Bashir, four days later he was not allowed into the workplace, and a few weeks later he received a notice of dismissal «for serious misconduct». «It was a complete shock for my family, I spent several years working in the field of security, and one day I just got fired without warning,» Bashir concluded.

According to TV channel, in total for «wearing too long a beard» was laid off four employees, all of them were Muslims. The company’s management as justification for the court enforces a ban on wearing «scruffy beard». Bashir and his former colleagues require the company to pay compensation for damage interests in the amount of 50 thousand euros.

The evening of November 13, 2015 three-coordinated group of terrorists committed a series of attacks in Paris and its near suburb of Saint-Denis. In total victims of the attacks then were 130 people, more than 350 were wounded.

Media: the security guard at the airport in Paris said that he was dismissed «for a long beard»© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid photomacrography in a terrorist attack in the history of France

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