Former Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden said he was unreasonably detained, after allegedly being forced to sit in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention center for an hour and a half, which he detailed in a Facebook post earlier this evening."My freedoms were restricted, and I cannot be sure it won't happen again, and that it won't happen to my family, my children, the next time we travel abroad," Aden said in the post.
He went on to include in his post that when he tried to take up his complaints with the CBP, they claimed he was not being detained."I was in a room with no access to my mobile phone to communicate with my wife and family about what was happening, my movements were restricted to a chair, and they had my passport, and he had the audacity to tell me I was not being detained," Aden said.After being released, he has continued to reach out to representatives about his experience and plans to continue reaching out to as many people as necessary."This country now feels cold, unwelcoming, and in the beginn
The U.S. district court judge declined a Department of Justice motion to restrict the restraining order to the temporary ban on nationals from six predominantly Muslim nations. The current halt also stays implementation of the executive order's 120-day ban on admitting refugees. "The Motion ... asks the Court to make a distinction that the Federal Defendants' previous briefs and arguments never did," the judge wrote, as reported by Politico."As important, there is nothing unclear about the scope of the Court's order... ('Defendants... are hereby enjoined from enforcing or implementing Sections 2 and 6 of the Executive Order across the Nation.'). The Federal Defendants' Motion is DENIED."
With this organization, I'd go further and say that delegitimizing and othering the individuals who work for the organization - calling them out in their communities, in public, is an acceptable tactic. Make them hate being the face people see.Demonstrations at airports, letters to editors, facebook slams, etc., are all on the table as far as I'm concerned.They're doing this crap, and many of them are going a lot further than their purview.