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republished below in full unedited for informational, educational & research purposes:
Amani al-Khatahtbeh tells her story on Twitter:
Here is video:
Most people, of any and every race and creed, can recall an incident or incidents in which someone cut in a line in front of them, but Amani al-Khatahtbeh, a self-described “veiled Muslim woman,” took it upon herself to create a clamor and claim that the incident was all about race, openly labeling the man an “entitled white man” and then accusing him of a temper tantrum as the incident escalated. No Muslim, or anyone else, should be subject to discrimination or racism; but in observing al-Khatahtbeh’s approach to this incident, one can understand why her aggressiveness may have caused nervousness among other passengers. She tweeted:
Y’all know if I, a VEILED MUSLIM WOMAN, had the audacity to throw a temper tantrum and run through TSA security, I would have gotten BODIED. I would have been detained, missed my flight, possibly gotten charged, etc.
The man did not initially throw a “temper tantrum,” by her own account; nor did he “run through TSA security.” He went ahead of her, explaining that he was in first class with TSA precheck. He may have been rude, as many people are to others of all races and creeds. But now the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is involved, acknowledging that all the facts are not yet known, but nevertheless escalating the incident further with erroneous accusations of discrimination against American Airlines:
“Although we do not yet know all of the facts about this incident, we do know that American Airlines has a history of mistreating Muslim travelers,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad in a statement.”
It is policy to remove a passenger who is disagreeable and creating a scene, and then to investigate afterward.
Like good little dhimmis, American Airlines, after the pattern of many other businesses, will likely apologize and even pay money to al-Khatahtbeh and CAIR in order to end the accusations of “Islamophobia.” Instead, the airline should be challenging CAIR for stating that it “has a history of mistreating Muslim travelers.”
Imagine if everyone made a scene and hurled accusations of discrimination about every person butting in line in front of them. It would also hardly make news, unless of course it was a “veiled Muslim woman” with “unindicted co-conspirator” CAIR backing her.
“A Muslim woman says she was removed from an American Airlines flight because a white passenger felt ‘uncomfortable'”, by Yelena Dzhanova, Insider, November 15, 2020:
A Muslim influencer said she was booted from an American Airlines flight in New Jersey on Saturday because a white male passenger told agents he did not “feel comfortable” with her onboard.
Amani al-Khatahtbeh, an activist and the founder of a blog geared toward Muslim women, said in a Twitter thread that “an entitled white man” complained about her after a tense interaction while standing in line for airport security.
The man, whose identity is not yet known, was standing behind her when he “insisted on cutting me in line because I was ‘still taking my shoes off,'” al-Khatahtbeh said in a tweet.
“When I said he could wait like everyone else, he started going off about how he’s ‘pre check’ and ‘first class,'” she added.
The man then pushed his luggage and shoes ahead of hers, al-Khatahtbeh said in a tweet, and then ran through the body-scanning machine.
“TSA did NOTHING,” she wrote on Twitter. “Not only did they not do anything, a TSA officer had the audacity to tell ME to ‘cut it out.'”
Al-Khatahtbeh wrote in a subsequent tweet that if she had behaved in the same way as the man had, she would have faced retribution from security.
“Y’all know if I, a VEILED MUSLIM WOMAN, had the audacity to throw a temper tantrum and run through TSA security, I would have gotten BODIED,” she added. “I would have been detained, missed my flight, possibly gotten charged, etc.”
When she boarded the flight, she learned that the man had complained about her to an airline agent, she said. American Airlines then tried to remove her from the flight.
Al-Khatahtbeh posted a video to Twitter in which a man wearing a yellow American Airlines manager vest is saying he’s going to remove her.
“The captain asked me, as a manager, for me to remove you from the aircraft because there’s a passenger on board who doesn’t feel comfortable with you being here,” he said.
The manager is heard saying in the video that he was not there to witness the interaction between al-Khatahtbeh and the passenger.
She then told the manager she didn’t feel comfortable with that passenger. “I want that passenger removed as well,” she told him.
The manager told her they can “discuss that outside.” The video does not show the passenger in reference.
Al-Khatahtbeh told Insider that the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a Muslim rights nonprofit, has reached out to American Airlines on her behalf.
“Although we do not yet know all of the facts about this incident, we do know that American Airlines has a history of mistreating Muslim travelers,” said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad in a statement to Insider. “The airline must immediately explain why it singled out Amani by contacting the police and ejecting her from a flight based on the word of a man who had allegedly harassed her.”…