Emirates Warn Against Traditional Clothing Abroad After Man Is Mistaken for Terrorist in Ohio

July 3, 2016 10:08 PM

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Emirates Warn Against Traditional Clothing Abroad After Man Is Mistaken for Terrorist in Ohio

Julia A. Shearson, the executive director of the Cleveland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said in an interview Sunday: “It is shocking this happened. The bottom line is we understand the American people are on edge, and there’s definitely violence in the world, but we’ve come to this brute level of giving in to our fears.”

Avon officials apologized to Mr. Menhali Saturday night at the council’s Cleveland office. The mayor, Bryan K. Jensen, told Mr. Menhali, “There were some false accusations made against you, and those are regrettable.” The chief of the Avon police, Richard Bosley, said, “You should not have been put ...

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