Ban on cornrow style 'unlawful'

24th June 2011 at 01:00

A London school's ban of the cornrows hairstyle - hair braided close to the scalp - resulted in "unlawful, indirect racial discrimination", the High Court has ruled. Mr Justice Collins said the ban by St Gregory's Catholic Science College in Harrow was not unlawful in itself, but should have taken into account individual pupils' family traditions.

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