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Minnesota mosques, Muslim orgs raise concerns with anti-terror recruitment pilot
by Mike Durkin
Nearly 50 mosques, Muslim organizations and student groups have signed a statement that highlights concerns with a federal pilot program to combat radicalization and terror recruitment in Minnesota.
"While we support the right of all Americans to live in democratic communities free of violence, we cannot in good conscience condone or help refine programs that are fundamentally discriminatory and are likely to further subject our community members to additional civil rights abuses," said the statement released by the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.
The statement lists 44 Muslim organizations as undersigned supporters, as well as the National Lawyers Guild.
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