Muslim students in Australia were allegedly forced to leave an event because their hijabs were making people feel “uncomfortable after what happened in Manchester”.
The schoolgirls, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were attending a careers expo at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PDEC) on 26 May, just days after the suicide bombing in Manchester left 22 dead and at least 50 injured.
They claim that other attendants asked staff to remove them from the venue, saying they felt threatened by their “Muslim attire”, or headscarves.
The PDEC confirmed to WA Today that an official complaint was made about an incident, and a spokesperson said the centre did not condone discrimination of any kind. 
The spokesperson also added, following an internal investigation, that the centre did not believe that any of its staff were involved.
The mother of one of the students, who wishes to remain anonymous, said her daughter and school friends were told by their teacher to …
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