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10 U.S. Airports Install Body Scanners–Which May Violate Islamic Modesty Rules

June 14, 2008

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Thomas Frank, USA today BALTIMORE — Body-scanning machines that show images of people underneath their clothing are being installed in 10 of the nation’s busiest airports in one of the biggest public uses of security devices that reveal intimate body parts. Body Scanners are Invasive The Transportation Security Administration recently started using body scans on […]

Airport searches of laptops and other devices are intrusive

February 11, 2008

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By Jeanne Meserve CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) — Amir Khan says he becomes frustrated and humiliated every time he enters the United States and federal agents search his computers. Khan, a Pakistani-born U.S. citizen, says it has happened five times since 2003. He says agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection have even forced him to […]