Two Muslim men have claimed they were fired from their security guard postings at a Paris airport because of the length of their beards, even though one insists it was nothing but "hipster fashion".

Soon after the November terror attacks in Paris, management at Orly airport rounded up several male staff members, all of them Muslim and all of them bearded, reported Le Parisien newspaper.

The men were all informed that with passengers on edge, it would be appreciated if they could all trim their beards to adhere to strict grooming policy.

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