• Thursday, December 08, 2022


Muslim newlywed quizzed at UK airport after seen reading Syrian book

Faizah Shaheen said detention was “hurtful and unpleasant” (Faizah Shaheen twitter pic)

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A woman from Leeds was detained by police at Doncaster airport after being spotted reading a book on Syrian culture during her honeymoon flight. Faizah Shaheen, 27, a Muslim who works for the NHS includes trying to prevent teenagers with mental health issues from possibly being radicalised, said she was stopped and questioned on the 25th July in a manner that was “hurtful and unpleasant”. A report on the BBC website said how Shaheen said she that while she was “checked quite a lot because of who I am, my identity, my faith” she had felt “victimised” as a result…

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