Islam

Muslim Businesses Face "Financial Discrimination"

June 11, 2003

Source: HispanicBusiness.com

http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/news/newsbyid.asp?id=11025

On June 11, 2003 HispanicBusiness.com reported that "across the country, a growing number of American-Muslims have been flocking to community groups and rights organizations complaining about what they charge are instances of financial discrimination. The allegations cover a host of financial services, from terminated bank accounts and credit cards, to major money wiring...

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Controversy Over Proposed Ban on Halal and Kosher Butchery

June 11, 2003

Source: Daily Telegraph (U.K.)

http://www.dailytelegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;$sessionid$AAORE0LOQAYUPQFIQMFCFFWAVCBQYIV0?xml=/news/2003/06/11/nmeat11.xml

On June 11, 2003 the Daily Telegraph (U.K.) reported that "Muslim and Jewish methods of slaughter, involving slitting animals' throats and letting them bleed to death, should be banned immediately, Government advisers said yesterday. The Farm...

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Judge Rejects Muslim Woman's Request to Wear Veil

June 10, 2003

Source: CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2003/LAW/06/06/florida.license.veil/index.html

On June 10, 2003 CNN reported that "a Florida judge rejected [Sultaana Freeman]'s request to have her face covered by a veil in the photograph on her state driver's license, siding with the state Friday that a favorable ruling could be exploited by terrorists... Freeman, wearing a black niqab, refused to comment to reporters. Her husband, Abdul-Maalik Freeman, said his wife would...

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Update: Sultaana Freeman License Photo Case in Florida

June 10, 2003

Source: CNN

http://www.cnn.com/2003/LAW/06/06/florida.license.veil/index.html

On June 10, 2003 CNN reported that a "Florida judge rejected a woman's request to have her face covered by a veil in the photograph on her state driver's license, siding with the state Friday that a favorable ruling could be exploited by terrorists... 'Although the court acknowledges that plaintiff herself most likely poses no threat to national security, there likely are people...

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