in Newswire November 14, 2018

Civil Rights Class Action Filed Against City of New York Over Hijab Removal Policy for Muslim Female Arrestee Photos

by Corrado Rizzi

Last Updated on November 14, 2018

Elsayed et al v. City of New York et al

Filed: November 13, 2018 § 1:18cv10566

The City of New York faces a class action over the police department's handling of taking arrest photos for Muslim women who are forced to remove their hijabs in front of men.

Defendant(s)

City of New York

Law(s)

State(s)

New York

Last Updated on November 14, 2018 — 4:11 PM

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