A civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the placement of five Detroit-area Muslims on a national watch list of suspected terrorists and their associates.
CAIR spokesman Dawud Walid told WWJ Newsradio 950 it’s unfortunate that Muslims are often instantly considered suspects in such attacks.
The FBI says it’s investigating a possible bias motive for a fire and anti-Arab graffiti targeting a building associated with a mosque in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn.
The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) says it “welcomes the elimination of Osama bin Laden as a threat to America and the world.”
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he is transferring power to his vice president, but will not leave the country.
Police say Roger Stockham was arrested after a bar owner tipped them of his plans.