CAIR-Chicago In the Media About Muslim Family Kicked Off United Flight


On Sunday, March 20, a Muslim family with three young children was removed from a United Airlines flight before it took off from Chicago‘s O’Hare International Airport to Washington D.C. CAIRChicago sent a letter to the airlines on behalf of the family demanding disciplinary measures against the staff involved, sensitivity training for crew members and a formal apology to the family kicked off the flight.

Watch Press Conference:

“We are tired of Muslim-looking passengers being removed from flights for the flimsiest reasons,” said CAIRChicago.

Ahmed Rehab said other passengers around the family joined the disruption and said, “They did nothing wrong.”

“Security means securing passengers, not harassing and humiliating them,” said Ahmed Rehab.

“They felt singled-out and helpless,” Renner Larson told ABC News. “We are tired of more and more of these instances.”