Student Removed From Plane After Speaking Arabic

April 18, 2016

Southwest Airlines removed a student at the University of California at Berkeley from a plane that was about to fly from Los Angles to Oakland after he was heard speaking on his phone in Arabic, The New York Times reported. The student was talking to his uncle, and another passenger became alarmed. Southwest declined to comment on the specifics of the incident but said that it does not condone discrimination.

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