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The Nation; Muslims Cite a Rise in Hate Crimes
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Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles, Calif.
Subjects: Civil rights; Hate crimes; Muslims; Bias
Date: May 12, 2005
Start Page: A.16
Section: Main News; Part A; National Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

The council counted 1,522 incidents in which Muslims reported their civil rights had been violated in 2004, a 49% increase over 2003. Another 141 incidents of confirmed or suspected bias crimes were committed against Muslims, a 52% increase.

Notable bias or discrimination cases cited in the report include the barring of singer Cat Stevens and Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan from entering the United States, and the arrest of a Muslim lawyer from Oregon jailed as a material witness in the terrorist bombing of Madrid trains based on a fingerprint that turned out to belong to someone else.

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