Two female Muslim students were refused entry to their examination yesterday morning (Tuesday). This was because they were wearing the veil.

They are students at the French Community's Institute for Education in Social Advancement (FCIESA) in Uccle.

This information, disclosed on RTBF (the French radio and television channel) was confirmed by Stéphanie Wilmet, the spokeswoman for the Minister for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (WBF), Isabelle Simonis. Simonis is responsible for Education in Social Advancement.

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