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Offline Desert Fox

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I actually heard about this through atheist circles with the atheist community sounding relatively supporting of her right.
It does not sound like she is really asking for anything extra but to break up a lunch break in order to get private prayers.
They claim that she would have preached her religion but the number of times I have had Christians preach their religion at me is incredible.
Does sound like diversity is just a world they fling around and it also sounds like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been corrupted.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/shahin-indorewala-fast-trak-muslim-discrimination-lawsuit_n_5d8cd39fe4b0019647a4be8e
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As described, it sounds like a reasonable request for accommodation, which it would have been right to grant, whether they were legally required to do so or not.

But I try always to remember that in such circumstances there are usually facts that we do not know and which the employer cannot reveal.
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As described, it sounds like a reasonable request for accommodation, which it would have been right to grant, whether they were legally required to do so or not.

But I try always to remember that in such circumstances there are usually facts that we do not know and which the employer cannot reveal.
I suspect there is some missing info on this one, mostly because folks involved in hiring mostly know better than to reveal their bias so blatantly. 

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There is quite a large Muslim population in Canberra, and I have never, ever had someone try to preach Islam at me. I don't know if that's something that Muslims even do. I've never heard the phrase "evangelical Muslim".
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Wait a minute... an atheist actually standing up for somebody's right to observe their own faith?

Well I never.  ::)