(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/20/2009) – A number of Islamic, minority and interfaith organizations have signed on to a statement by the American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT), a coalition of major national Islamic organizations, stating that it is considering suspending outreach relations with the FBI over recent incidents in which American mosques and Muslim groups have been targeted.
SEE: FBI Planting Spies in U.S. Mosques, Muslim Groups Say (CNN)
The new signatories include the American Muslim Association of North America (AMANA), Muslim Voters of America, Muslim Students’ Association-West, National Immigrant Solidarity Network, Interfaith Freedom Foundation, and a number of local mosques and Islamic centers.
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