Controversial Idea German Airports Mull Passenger Profiling

German airports are considering assigning passengers to risk categories based on their age and ethnicity, and checking them accordingly, under a proposal by the designated head of the country's airports federation. Critics say the move would foment racism, breach anti-discrimination laws and fail to boost security.
German police at Munich airport. The country's designated airports chief favors passenger profiling.

German police at Munich airport. The country's designated airports chief favors passenger profiling.

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cro -- with wire reports