Ex-CNN reporter Saima Mohsin suing network for racial discrimination, unfair dismissal

Posted on AllSides July 10th, 2023
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A former CNN reporter is suing the network for unfair dismissal and racial discrimination after an assignment in Israel that she claims left her with an “invisible disability.”

Saima Mohsin, 46, was reporting from Jerusalem on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 2014 when her cameraman ran over her left foot, causing such severe tissue damage that the journalist struggled to sit, stand, walk or work full-time, according to the Guardian.

She allegedly asked for alternative assignments and support for rehab, but CNN refused.

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