Education minister said he was forced to transfer headmaster in headscarf row

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Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris on Wednesday said he was forced to transfer a Nicosia high school headmaster who suspended a Muslim pupil last week because she was wearing a headscarf because he feared serious incidents if the man went back.

He said an investigation into the incident was to be submitted to him on Wednesday.

The girl, Alaa, a Syrian refugee, returned to school on Monday after Hambiaouris on Saturday intervened and met her with her father, and the headmaster in question.

In the meantime, the headmaster was transferred to...


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