NYC To Pay $60,000 Each To 3 Muslim Women For Forcing Them To Remove Hijabs For Mugshots

New York City has been ordered to pay $180,000 divided into $60k each for 3 Muslim women who were forced to remove their hijabs for mugshots. One teen claimed to have felt ‘exposed, violated and distraught’ for having to remove her head piece for approximately 20 minutes while policemen and prisoners watched. Another alleged that she was denied a female officer and was forced to take off her veil at Central Booking. Full story here

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