Arrest of Imam Jamil Al-Amin on Murder Charges

March 22, 2000

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On March 22, 2000 the Atlanta Constitution ran an article covering the capture of Al-Amin in Alabama after an extensive manhunt. The national Muslim community has expressed their concern for justice: "We are not here today to judge the guilt or innocence of any party to this tragic series of events, " Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, said at a press conference in Washington, D.C. "We want to ensure that Imam Jamil receives proper legal representation."