Canadian Sikh forced to remove turban at US airport

INTERESjasmeetComedian Jasmeet Singh was compelled to take off his turban during a security check, or else, the agent said, he would not be allowed to board his flight to San Francisco.

This is not the first such incident, as recently Waris Ahluwalia a Sikh American actor and designer was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico to New York because he refused to remove his turban during a security check. Aeromexico apologised later saying it is proud of the diversity of its passengers.