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January 7, 2014

French restaurant restricting Pakistanis shut down

'La Maison' raided following controversial policy banning reservations by local community.
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Islamabad park. Photo via Flickr user Ahmad Sajjad Zaidi [Creative Commons]. 
An upscale French restaurant based in Islamabad, Pakistan's capital, has been raided by police forces following its "no Pakistanis allowed" regulation. The outcry initiated on social media by Pakistani netizens over the restaurant's policy prompted the shut down of "La Maison".  
 
Journalist Cyril Almeida first reported the restaurant's infamous policy on TwitterBelow is his update on the status of the restaurant:
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