YouTubers Sham Idrees and Queen Froggy took to social media to name out Canadian cafe chain Demetres for not serving them due to their religion and selling Islamophobic behaviour. The cafe has denied the allegations, claiming that the argument was over seating restrictions.
Idrees shared a video detailing the incident and wrote within the video: “We simply had the worst expertise of our lives. The racist servers informed us they won’t serve ‘individuals of your variety’. My spouse and members of the family included hijabis.”
“I’m so heartbroken,” Queen Froggy shared a video with the caption, “Demetres Oakville didn’t take our order and informed us to depart as a result of we’re Muslim and put on hijab.”
“I’m so disgusted. Go to Google Maps, click on overview and provides 1 star [to Demetres] and write #Banislamophobia. Let’s ensure that it by no means occurs to anybody once more!” she added.
Demetres denied the accusations and launched an announcement. “We consider there was a misunderstanding between workers and our company relating to seating preparations as a result of Covid-19 restrictions,” they wrote. “The state of affairs turned escalated, and the company have been requested to depart.”
Kanwal Ahmed, founding father of the well-known Fb group Soul Sisters Pakistan, shared a couple of posts together with the posts from the shoppers who have been current when the incident occurred.
A number of posts acknowledged that the YouTubers got here with 22 individuals and wished to mix the tables, which have been in opposition to Covid-19 tips.
Idrees responded to the criticism and shared one other video in regards to the incident “with proof”.