Mexico Airports:Human RIghts group encourages changes after woman required to remove prosthetic breast

Posted on August 3, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Aviation, Mexico, TRAVEL

The agency issued Recommendation 33/2012 against the Ministry of Communications and Transport to consider that the authorities violated the right to privacy and confidentiality of a passenger in the Villahermosa International Airport to force her to take off in public a breast prosthesis activated the metal detector alarm. The injured said that officials told reviewers who wore a breast prosthesis as an element of female security staff made him a review from the detector stick metal objects into the body, so that the alarm sounded again. The reviewing officer asked him to remove the prosthesis at the same place, which she carried back to the other passengers and discreetly to were unaware of the situation, but that person told him so imperative that the placed on a tray and passed through the band to be reviewed by the scanner… Read Article

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