Muslim immigrant claims US discrimination – 4 Jun 09 + Many Americans ’still mustrust’ Muslim world

In his landmark speech in Cairo on Thursday, Barack Obama, the US president, called for a “new beginning” with the Muslim world. But inside the US itself, deep suspicion regarding Muslims continues to exist.

Recently Youssef Megahed, an Egyptian immigrant to the US, was put on trial for charges related to “terrorism”. A jury found him innocent but no sooner was he released than the police arrested him again and supporters and family claim he is being discriminated against.

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