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“Flying while looking like a Muslim” may cause you to be refused boarding

August 24, 2013

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It is no longer a question of whether you are “flying while Muslim”; it is now whether you are “flying while looking like a Muslim.” Either way, you run the risk of being profiled, harassed, monitored closely, and possibly refused to board your flight. Hindu Man Mistaken for Muslim Refused Service by JetBlue Source: Neetzan […]

FBI Probes Test Trust Between U.S. Muslims and Law Enforcement

October 5, 2009

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Probes Test Trust That Authorities Strove to Win From U.S. Muslims By Carrie Johnson and Robin Shulman Washington Post Staff Writers Monday, October 5, 2009 Investigators seeking to uncover terrorist plots for years have walked a fine line between keeping tabs on the Muslim community and alienating the same people who could serve as an […]

U.S. attorney targeted N. Miss. store owners

September 29, 2009

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Clarion Ledger Jerry Mitchell jmitchell@clarionledger.com The U.S. attorney’s office in Oxford targeted convenience store operators in north Mississippi, many of Middle Eastern descent, despite a lack of any connection to terrorism, according to documents obtained by The Clarion-Ledger. The Convenience Store Initiative arose from meetings with local law enforcement officers in the years following 9-11 […]