ga. judge jails muslim woman over head scarf

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Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf

AP - Wed Dec 17, 5:36 PM ET

ATLANTA - A Muslim woman arrested for refusing to take off her head scarf at a courthouse security checkpoint said Wednesday that she felt her human and civil rights were violated. A judge ordered Lisa Valentine, 40, to serve 10 days in jail for contempt of court, said police in Douglasville, a city of about 20,000 people on Atlanta's west suburban outskirts.

 
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Why this kind of disgusting incidents r happening in Developed America?  

 

After adopting the Convention  (30th November, 1973) on “Apartheid” as a crime against humanity. It includes domination by one racial group over any other racial group of persons and systematically oppressing them and measures designed to prevent a racial group from participation in the political, social and economic or cultural life .

The said convention was opposed by the United States of America as 91 in favour and 4 against, with 26 abstentions……It is indeed Pathetic

 
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