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SJ 'not wrong' to kick praying man off train
The Swedish National Rail Service, SJ, was not wrong to kick a Muslim man off the train for not showing his pass while deep in prayer, ruled the Swedish Equality Ombudsman (Diskrimineringsombudsmannen, DO) who say that it is impossible to prove he was discriminated against.
"We have made the decision to close the investigation as it wasn't possible to prove that the man had been a victim of discrimination," said Anna-Lena Sjölund of DO to news site Nyheter24.
The man reported the incident, which occurred in May last year, to the watchdog not for pecuniary compensation but in order to get "satisfaction".
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