Muslim man removed from flight as attendant felt uncomfortable

In a case of alleged discrimination in the U.S., a 40-year-old Muslim man was disembarked from a plane after a flight attendant publicly announced his name, seat number and said she would be “watching” him.

The incident was came to light when the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) lodged a formal complaint to transport authorities claiming that Mohamed Ahmed Radwan was disembarked from the American Airlines Flight last December because of his “identifiably Arabic and Muslim name.”

According to federal law, airlines are prohibited from discriminating against passengers based on religion, ancestry and national origin, among other criteria.

A chemical engineer by profession he was flying from Charlotte to Detroit on December 6, 2015, on American Airlines Flight 1821, where the flight attendant felt “uncomfortable” and he was escorted off the flight

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