Muslim parents have told how their children were also victims of abuse and bullying from other students as they fasted during the daylight hours of Ramadan.

The families said yesterday some "Christian" children provoked Muslim students by thrusting food or drinks in their faces during observance of the sacred religious month.

They were responding to a couple's claims that their son Antonios Grigorious, 11, was bullied by Muslim students because he ate a salami sandwich during Ramadan at Punchbowl Public School in Sydney's southwest.

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