November 23, 2020

Family of Muslim teen arrested over clock files lawsuit

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From Times Free Press DALLAS (AP) – The family of a Muslim boy who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Texas school officials and others, saying they violated the 14-year-old boy’s civil rights. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Ahmed Mohamed, who was arrested at […]

Regional leader stands with Ahmed

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The media storm caused by the arrest of a young high school student in Texas for bringing a home-made clock to school has moved a prominent Caribbean leader to call for more cross-cultural understanding. International nonprofit advisor Kwayera Archer Cunningham said the news of Ahmed Mohamed’s wrongful arrest, purportedly because he was thought to be […]

Texas schoolboy arrested over clock to visit Obama as authorities defend action

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By Jessica Glenza and Nicky Woolf in New York From The Guardian UK Ahmed Mohamed, 14, who has been invited to the White House for science fair, says he is thinking of changing schools after incident A 14-year-old Texas boy who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school has accepted an invitation to […]