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State police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Muslim Group Urges People Not To Rush To Judgment

CAIR spokesman Dawud Walid told WWJ Newsradio 950 it’s unfortunate that Muslims are often instantly considered suspects in such attacks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

Amir Hekmati (Credit: freeamir.org)

Family Worries After Iran’s President Says He’s Unaware Of Imprisoned Ex-Marine

The sister of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges says she’s worried and shocked that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he’s not familiar with her brother’s case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2012

The family of Amir Hekmati held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in suburban Detroit in which they appealed to Iran to release Hekmati on humanitarian grounds. (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Family Pleads With Iran To Free Jailed Ex-Marine

The family of Amir Hekmati, who was arrested while visiting his grandmothers in Iran in August 2011, held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in which they appealed to Iran to release the ex-Marine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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U.S. Muslims Seek Clemency For Condemned U.S.- Iranian Man

A letter Tuesday from the Council on American-Islamic Relations asks Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to spare the life of Amir Hekmati.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

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