New York to pay Muslim women forced to remove hijabs

New York: The city of New York has agreed to pay $180,000 (Dh661,000) to three Muslim women forced by police to remove their headscarves to have mug shots taken, officials said Wednesday.

Each of the women is to receive $60,000 after the settlements were finalized in a Brooklyn federal court earlier this week, their lawyer Tahanie Aboushi said.

 

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Categories: Hijab, The Muslim Times, USA

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