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BBC News America news bbc co uk bbc news home bbc news football bbc news vietnam www bbc co uk news bbc news somali bbc news chinese bbc news us and canada news bbc couk bbc news middle east O’Leary criticised for Muslim profiling comments

Image copyright Getty Images Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been criticised for saying Muslim men should be profiled at airports because “that is where the threat is coming from”.He made his comments in the Times.The chief executive also said families with young children should be waved through airport security because there was virtually zero chance…

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Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has been criticised for saying Muslim men should be profiled at airports because “that is where the threat is coming from”.He made his comments in the Times.The chief executive also said families with young children should be waved through airport security because there was virtually zero chance of them being responsible for attacks.The Muslim Council of Britain said Mr O’Leary’s comments were “racist and discriminatory”. “This is the very definition of Islamophobia,” its spokesperson added.In the wide-ranging interview, Mr O’Leary, 58, said: “Who are the bombers? They are going to be single males travelling on their own. If you are travelling with a family of kids, on you go; the chances you are going to blow them all up is zero.”You can’t say stuff, because it’s racism, but it will generally be males of a Muslim p
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