School barred from expelling students who keep dreadlocks     

Rastafarians leaving the Milimani Law Courts on September 13,2019. The court ruled that Rastafarianism is a recognised religion and schools should not interfere the education of students who keep dreadlocks. PHOTO | SAM KIPLAGAT | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The judge also pointed out that the Constitution does not define what religion is but the dictionary does.

  • The judge ruled that the school acted in a discriminatory manner to send away the said girl.

  • The student's father issued an order barring Olympic High School from interfering with the minor over her dreadlocks.

The High Court has ordered Olympic High School not to expel students who keep dreadlocks.

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