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Crowdfunding nets $20,000 for woman in hijab dispute

02/28/2015 6:49 PM 0

MONTREAL - Support has been pouring in for a Quebec woman who was refused her day in court because she was wearing a hijab, including a crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $20,000 in its first day.

Rania El-Alloul expressed her ......

Wearing the Hijab when she went to court, Rania El-Alloul poses for a photograph at her home in Montreal, Saturday, February 28, 2015. A crowdfunding campaign in support of El-Alloul, who was refused her day in court because she was wearing a hijab, has raised more than $20,000 in its first day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes Show/Hide caption

Wearing the Hijab when she went to court, Rania El-Alloul poses for a photograph at her home in Montreal, Saturday, February 28, 2015. A crowdfunding campaign in support of El-Alloul, who was refused her day in court because she was wearing a hijab, has raised more than $20,000 in its first day. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

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