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TSA Holds Up Oscar Nominated Palestinian at LAX

Posted By John Glaser On February 22, 2013 @ 7:40 am In News | Comments Disabled

Oscar-nominated Palestinian director Emad Burnat was stopped at LAX on Wednesday for…uh, being Palestinian, it seems? The TSA took temporary custody of him and his family in an isolated room and refused to let him use his cellphone. They wouldn’t believe he was nominated for an Oscar.


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