Texas: Irving 9th-grader Ahmed Mohamed arrested after taking homemade clock to school

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    Father of ‘clock kid’ Ahmed Mohamed sues Glenn Beck, Fox and others for defamation

    The teacher thought the device was a bomb ... The Irving police chief later admitted that the arrest was a mistake. The charge — possession of a hoax bomb — was dropped. According to an internal police department email obtained through a public ...


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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/09/28/father-of-clock-kid-ahmed-mohamed-sues-glenn-beck-fox-and-others-for-defamation/
     
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    EXCLUSIVE: Texas city says they were RIGHT to arrest 'Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohamed for bomb hoax, despite his father filing suit accusing officials of violating his son's civil rights

    The City of Irving, Texas, is firing back at the lawsuit filed by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, who was arrested for bringing a home-made alarm clock to school after his teacher questioned if it was a bomb in September 2015. The city says that the arrest of ...


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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3827715/Texas-city-says-RIGHT-arrest-Clock-Boy-Ahmed-Mohamed-despite-father-filing-suit-accusing-officials-violating-son-s-civil-rights.html
     
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    Teacher to Muslim Refugee Student: You’re a Terrorist, and I Can’t Wait Until Donald Trump Deports All You Muslims.

    Last year, Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Muslim student in Texas was arrested, sent to a juvenile detention center, and suspended from school. His crime? Bringing a homemade clock to school to show his teachers, who then called the police and accused him of ...


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    Fox, Glenn Beck, others off the hook in 'clock kid' Ahmed Mohamed defamation suit

    The defamation lawsuit was filed about a year after Ahmed was arrested and interrogated by Irving police in September 2015, when he brought an alarm clock that a teacher thought to be a bomb. Libelous statements about the then-13-year-old were made in the ...


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    Science shows the way schools punish poor kids just makes their bad situations worse

    At the beginning of this school year, Ahmed Mohamed, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, brought a makeshift clock to school to impress his teachers—and ended up in handcuffs. His teachers, it seemed, thought it could be a bomb, and Mohamed was interrogated without his parents present for hours. While the incident sparked outrage over Islamophobia and racial profiling (partially due to Irving's earlier public embarrassments), it also revealed that Mohamed was far from an outlier: American students are frequently arrested for minor offenses like throwing paper airplanes, doodling, and burping. Despite the fact that data from ...


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    http://www.businessinsider.com/punish-poor-kids-science-2017-5
     
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    Judge Makes Decision in "Clockboy" Lawsuit!

    "Clockboy" made national news when he was arrested for his clock ... he brought a homemade clock he had assembled from a circuit board to school to show his teachers. Mohamed was suspended for three days but the charges against him were later dropped.


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    Judge dismisses lawsuit of “Clock Boy” Ahmed Mohamed’s dad with prejudice

    When teachers and school administration officials became concerned ... DALLAS – A judge has dismissed with prejudice a lawsuit filed by the father of a Muslim boy arrested after taking a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school. The decision Tuesday ...


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