FBI arrests seven over Amish haircut attacks

US agency detains people in Ohio after breakaway Amish group is accused of undertaking hate crimes in its own community.

    What started as an internal dispute between different Amish religious groups in the US state of Ohio has now ended up in a federal court.

    Members of a breakaway Amish group have been accused of a spate of hair- and beard-cutting attacks, with seven men now facing hate crime charges.

    Al Jazeera's Monica Villamizar reports from Ohio.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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