CAIR-MI: Detroit Area Muslims Fear Fallout


"We feel the weight -- we know we are under suspicion," says Imad Hamad, regional director of the American-Arab Anti- Discrimination Committee. See full image

At the same moment Imad Hamad, regional director of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, was in a telephone conference helping federal officials Thursday, amid new concerns about terrorism, a local Muslim leader across town was fielding phone calls of an entirely different sort.

"Local Muslims are calling, saying they are being yelled at by people in cars, calling them terrorists and things like that and (asking) why don't they go back home," said Dawud Walid of the Council on American Islamic Relations.

 


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