Islam

Michigan Prisons To Provide Halal Meals Under Settlement With ACLU

Michigan had provided Kosher meals to the state’s Jewish inmates but had not made similar accommodations Muslim convicts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2013

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2 Mich. McDonald’s Drop Halal Food After Suit

The only two McDonald’s restaurants in the United States that serve food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped doing so.

06/24/2013

Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Jewish Group: Detroit Leaders Abet Farrakhan Bias

A leading national Jewish civil rights group criticized Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan for making anti-Semitic statements at a Detroit church appearance and called on a Michigan congressman and other leaders to condemn the remarks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Minister Louis Farrakhan, leader of the Nation of Islam. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Farrakhan To Detroit: Investment Needed In City

“The city abandoned, crime and violence rampant, and the governor has seen fit to take away the rights of the voting public,” said the Nation of Islam leader.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2013

Lawsuit Claims Unfair Treatment Of Muslim Inmates

The Michigan Department of Corrections is being sued by a civil rights group on behalf of Muslim inmates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013

McDonalds sign outside of restaurant. (File Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

Deal Approved In Muslims’ Suit Against McDonald’s

A judge on Wednesday finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald’s Corp. and members of Michigan’s Muslim community over claims a suburban Detroit restaurant falsely advertised its food as prepared according to Islamic law.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2013

Court Rejects Appeal In West Bloomfield Mosque Controversy

The Michigan Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal over the sale of a Detroit-area school for a mosque and Islamic community center.

02/02/2013

Rahim Alfetlawi (Booking Photo)

Man Sentenced To Life In Stepdaughter’s Slaying

A 47-year-old Minnesota man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the fatal shooting of his 20-year-old stepdaughter after she left home to be with relatives in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/16/2012

SMART Bus

SMART Wins Appeal In Dispute Over Muslim Ads

A group offering to help Muslims who want to leave their religion has lost a key court ruling in a dispute over ads on Detroit-area buses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

Rahim Alfetlawi (Booking Photo)

Former Dearborn Man Convicted In Stepdaughter’s Slaying

A Minnesota man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of his 20-year-old stepdaughter last year in Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2012

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