Berlin, Germany (Web Desk): A western German high school has prohibited Muslim students from using prayer mats and other religious rituals calling the act, “provocative to other students”.

According to details, Wuppertal school of West Germany has put ban on Islamic prayers and anything related to the activity and the prohibition of religious rituals has ignited a debate on freedom of religion and religious practices in Germany.

The Wuppertal school administration last month, gave a notification to its staff to identify students offering the religious act in public using prayer mats .

The directives came after a few teachers complained about students and their praying activity owing to which they felt pressured in the school premises.