French restaurant refuses to serve Muslim women

French restaurant refuses to serve Muslim women

Government Minister Laurence Rossignol said she had asked Dilcra - a government anti-racism body - to investigate, describing the behaviour as "intolerable".

A restaurant in a Paris suburb has sparked anger after apparently refusing to serve two Muslim women.

 

A video, widely shared on social media, shows the restaurant manager telling the two hijab-wearing women that all Muslims were terrorists, BBC reported on Sunday

 

The incident took place at Le Cenacle restaurant in Tremblay-en-France on Saturday. On Sunday, the restaurant apologized to a group who had gathered outside.

 

Government Minister Laurence Rossignol said she had asked Dilcra — a government anti-racism body — to investigate, describing the behaviour as "intolerable".

 

A court ruling on Friday overturned France’s controversial burkini ban on civil liberties grounds but some local authorities have vowed to keep it in place.