'Being Black is Not a Crime:' Suspicion Was Enough to Have B

15 Apr 2016

Mehary Yemane-Tesfagiorgis, 34, telling his story on ITV News London. Photo by ITV News London

Mehary Yemane-Tesfagiorgis, 34, was on his way back to his hometown from Rome when was escorted off the plane by armed police officers. When he asked why he was being removed, he was told that a female passenger claimed she “didn’t feel safe” with him on board.