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Keighley Muslim hits out at airport 'discrimination'
A Keighley dad repeatedly detained and questioned at UK airports says he is sceptical of a Government pledge to not discriminate against ethnic minority travellers.
The Home Office was responding to a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, which said people of Pakistani origin were 52 times more likely to be stopped under the Terrorism Act. Schedule 7 of the act allows officers to detain people for up to nine hours.
Riddlesden resident Shammy Israil, 37, a Muslim of Pakistani descent, said he was stopped and questioned at airport security four consecutive times in four years.
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