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African Man Removed from easyJet Flight to Make White Passenger ‘Feel Safe’

easyjet Mehary Yemane Tesfagiorgis
Eritrean man from London, Mr Mehary Yemane-Tesfagiorgis, was escorted from an easyJet flight by armed Italian airport police only because a fellow white passenger told cabin crew that she ‘didn’t feel safe’ with him on board. He said the incident was clearly a case of ‘racial profiling’.

By TesfaNews,

An African man from London was escorted off a Gatwick bound easyJet flight by armed police after another white passenger told crew she did not feel safe travelling with him on board.

Mehary Yemane-Tesfagiorgis, 34, who lives in North London, was told by the captain he would need to get off the plane shortly before it was due to take off from Rome’s Fiumicino aiport.

Mr Mehary Yemane, who is of Eritrean heritage, said he felt devastated by the unfair treatment he received from easyJet cabin crew and the Italian police for the only reason that a fellow white passenger was not felt safe to board a flight with him who is  black. Continue reading African Man Removed from easyJet Flight to Make White Passenger ‘Feel Safe’