- Fourteen- year-old Ahmed Mohamed in Irving, Texas last September was arrested after a teacher his homemade clock mistook for a bomb, demanded millions damages.
The Muslim boy was handcuffed removed by the police. A storm of protest in the United States and then in the rest of the world. The family of the boy now demanding ten million dollars from the city and five million dollars from the school.
Tempers ran high after the father do report discrimination on grounds of religion. Soon the boy was called a genius. Ahmed met with a range of celebrities, President Obama in the White House first. This was followed by, among others, Google founder Sergey Brin, the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Queen Rania of Jordan and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook.
Despite all the global attention and help that was offered to the family feels that their life is devastated by the incident and that they worked the land. The family has moved to Qatar where Ahmed are now following a program for young inventors.