Turbans and airports: why can’t they get along?
Last month, two high profile Sikh men were detained at airports and told to remove their turbans for “security” inspections: actor, model, and designer Waris Ahluwalia in Mexico City, and Canadian comedian Jasmeet Singh, known as JusReign, in San Francisco. The incidents returned the issue of Sikh discrimination at airports to the spotlight.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration passed regulations back in 2007 that allow Sikh men to keep their turbans on at airports, but this is not always enforced — not just abroad, as was the case with Ahluwalia, read more >>>
Source : HuffingtonPost.Com