International School of Choueifat, Lahore
The International School of Choueifat, Lahore is a private international school located in the Johar Town suburb of Lahore, Pakistan. It is part of the International School of Choueifat network. Established in 1992, the campus provides education from pre-school level to the senior secondary high school level. It combines the American high school system and the British GCSE system in its curriculum.
On July 21, 2014, Lebanese Education Minister Elias Bou Saab quoted SABIS School new regulations banning crosses while allowing hijab as a violation of student freedom of religion granted by Articles 9 and 10 of the Lebanese Constitution.
The statements came one month after the International School of Shoueifat, a supposedly secular educational facility, failed to abide by its rules mandating that students are not to be discriminated based on religion, sect or anything else of the matter. SABIS new regulations prevents students with a Christian cross sign from accessing classrooms, however allowing Hijab, a Muslim symbol.
- SABIS®. "The International School of Choueifat – Lahore". isclahore-sabis.net.
- "Bou Saab to schools: respect religious freedom." The Daily Star. July 17, 2014. Retrieved on February 1, 2016.
- "Hijab allowed, Cross banned at secular SABIS school". Kataeb.org.
- "MTV Lebanon - English Highlights - Hijab Allowed, Cross Banned at Secular SABIS". MTV Lebanon. 30 May 2014.