Customs at JFK Airport Smashes 11 Musical Instruments On Purpose

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Boujemaa Razgui via artsjournal.com
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Flute virtuoso Boujemaa Razgui had just flown back to New York from Marrakech, Morocco after the holiday when U.S. customs officials at John F. Kennedy Airport asked to see his bag of flutes. The officials proceeded to remove and smash each one of the 11 handmade flutes, stating that they were agricultural products.

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