Thursday, December 18, 2008

Georgia Judge Jails Muslim Woman Over Head Scarf
Dionne Walker, The Associated Press: "A Muslim woman arrested for refusing to take off her head scarf at a courthouse security checkpoint said Wednesday that she felt her human and civil rights were violated. A judge ordered Lisa Valentine, 40, to serve 10 days in jail for contempt of court, said police in Douglasville, a city of about 20,000 people on Atlanta's west suburban outskirts."

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