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Women given forced internal exams after a baby was found in a Qatar airport bathroom say they thought they were being kidnapped, and compared the trauma to rape

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A Qatar Airways plane in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2015. This flight is not related to this story. AP Photo/Michael Probst
Last year several women were forced off a plane in Doha and given invasive physical exams after a baby was found in a bathroom.
They're now preparing to sue authorities and its flagship airline.
In a letter, some of them said the "violation and humiliation" made them feel like rape victims.
A group of women who say they were forced off a Qatar Airways flight and forcibly given internal exams after a baby was found in an airport bathroom last year thought they were being...
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Qatar Airways Touches Down in Almaty For The First Time

Qatar Airways Touches Down in Almaty For The First Time

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Qatar Airways' inaugural flight from Doha to Almaty in Kazakhstan landed at Almaty International Airport on Friday, 19 November 2021, marking the launch of the airline's newest gateway in Central Asia.
Operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft, flight QR0391 was welcomed with an opening ceremony attended by Qatar Ambassador to Kazakhstan, His Excellency Mr. Abdulaziz Sultan Al-Rumaihi; Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Eastern Regions, Mr. Marwan Koleilat; Chairman of Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan, Mr. Talgat Lastayev; President of Almaty International Airport, Mr. Alp Er Tunga Ersoy and a...
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