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FlyRights Mobile App To Combat Racial Profiling Launched By US Sikh Group

Modern technology available on smartphones can be used to safeguard one’s fundamental rights besides various other usages. This will be good news to the makers of smartphones as more and more users will turn to smartphones as these devices can be handy in distressed situations. As per reports emerging in the media, a US based community group- The Sikh Coalition-  has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real time.

Reports filed through the FlyRights app will be considered official, actionable complaints by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the group said.

“FlyRights creates a novel marriage between technology and civil rights activism. It is the first and only mobile application created to combat racial profiling at airports,” the coalition said.

The application becomes available for download April 30 in the Apple App Store and the Android market. Asking its supporters to download FlyRights on their phones and start filing reports of unfair treatment at airports, the group said: “Policy will not change unless you make your voice heard.” “This application is easy to use and will ensure that your voice will officially be heard by the TSA and DHS,” it added.

Racial profiling is quite rampant in US especially of Sikhs and Muslims. Recently, Bollywood star- Shahrukh Khan was detained at US airport for few hours and he has undergone such humilations earlier also. Those desirous of vising US after 30th April, must download this app on their smartphones and you never know when this app can come handy for you in US!

Even if you do not have this app on your device then in the event  of such an unfortunate incident, you must raise your voice through social media, embassy of your country,of harassing country in India and to Ministry of External Affairs. In any case, you should not let such ugly events of racial profiling pass off without raising hue and cry. No country has any right to infringe upon fundamental right of law abiding human being.

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