Meet Ahmed Mohamed who is 14 years old and was arrested, fingerprinted and then photographed for mugshots on Monday. This whole fiasco happened after police thought that his home-made clock was a ‘hoax bomb’.
Following the outbreak of this news, President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Mark Zuckerberg and a lot of other people have expressed their support for Ahmed who has also been suspended from school for a total of 3 days.
The Irving Police Department has dropped he case, however, the school and police department are being critiqued because this act is been considered an act that was biased because of racism and Islamophobia. Social media is expressing support for Ahmed with the hashtag, ‘#IStandWithAhmed’.