Tags: Osama Al-Najjar, Osama Staten Island, Osama Al-Najjar, Osama New York
A Staten Island teen says he was tormented so much, he had to change schools – and all because of his name. And his family says it wasn't the students that had the harshest words. NY1’s Lindley Pless filed the following report.
Teen's Family Sues DOE After They Say He Was Harassed Because Of His Name
June 11, 2007
The complaint filed in US District Court in New York charges the city and the school with racial and religious harassment, which it says led to the boy's suicide attempt.
Channel 7's Eyewitness News reporter Jeff Rossen has the story too!