Ghonaim, H. (2022, April 14). Refugee couple say false accusation and systemic racism tore their family apart. CBC News. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/systemic-racism-walmart-incident-waterloo-regional-police-1.6417320
Mohamed B and his wife UmKulthom Al-Nehmi were shopping at Walmart in Waterloo, Ontario, they stopped to give each other a playful hug, when a random shopper confronted Mohamed accusing him of choking his wife. The shopper told Walmart management who then involved the police. Mohamed and his wife were not asked to provide a statement, Mohamed was arrested.
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