United States: Praying Muslims in Nevada Detained by Local Police for Suspicious Behavior

Source:
Council on American-Islamic Relations

(ANAHEIM, CA, 3/5/10) -- The Greater Los Angeles Area office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA) announced today that it has filed a misconduct complaint against police officers in Henderson, Nev., who allegedly detained seven California Muslims for suspicious behavior" after they prayed next to their vehicle in a parking lot as they traveled through the town.