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You Promised Me a Safer Place

Ayman Soliman is no stranger to oppression. He participated in student protests in Egypt. As he became more involved, he started writing and taking pictures to document what was happening on the ground as a freelance journalist. The Egyptian authorities grabbed him multiple times and threw him in jail. There, he was beaten and tortured for days at a time. Ayman feared for his safety.

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No More Guilt by Association

You’ve raised these children. All along they’ve been your responsibility, but not everything they do is under your control. Now they’re adults, and you’re hopeful about all their potential.
You’ve always been strict about no weapons in the house. You want to shelter these kids from violence if at all possible. They’re not kids, you remind yourself, but still. It’s your house, your rules.

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It’s our right to know

MLFA’s Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America (CLCMA) has been successful at getting more than a dozen clients off the No Fly List. We’ve helped clients who were presumably on Watchlists to get the security clearance they need to work at the airport or for the government. We’ve ensured that clients can travel without excessive harassment at the airport.

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I Have the Right to Know Why

You’re starting to put the pieces together. You have a growing family. You’re making progress on your Information Science degree. You’ve found a job that provides some balance, working as a baggage handler. You enjoy the manual labor. Since you work for the airlines, it’s easier and cheaper to travel. Things are coming together.

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A Turning Point in Terrorism Sentencing

MLFA has been influential in changing laws that target Muslims in the United States. In this case, our attorneys from the Constitutional Law Center for Muslims in America (CLCMA) were able to achieve a reduced sentence for Nima Yusuf. This set the precedent for other judges to determine more just and proportionate sentencing in similar cases.

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CLIENT/CASE NAME

LOCATION OF CLIENT

LOCATION OF CASE

NATIONAL ORIGIN

TYPE OF CASE

Hoda Muthana

(currently, Syria)

D.C. Circuit

USA/Yemen

Citizenship

CLIENT/CASE NAME

LOCATION OF CLIENT

LOCATION OF CASE

NATIONAL ORIGIN

TYPE OF CASE

Hoda Muthana

(currently, Syria)

D.C. Circuit

USA/Yemen

Citizenship

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