French restaurant refuses to serve Muslim women

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Paris, Aug 29: 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 (August 28). [French resorts defiant as top court suspends burkini ban]

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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.

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