Muslim man prevented from returning to Oklahoma

A Muslim man who is a McAlester native has been prevented from returning home to Oklahoma from the Middle East to visit his terminally ill mother, though he has not been told why.

BY CARLA HINTON Modified: November 6, 2012 at 12:07 am •  Published: November 6, 2012
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An Oklahoma Muslim civil rights group is trying to help an Oklahoma native return from the Middle East to visit his terminally ill mother.

Adam Soltani, executive director of the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said Monday his organization and the national CAIR office is working to get Saddiq Long on a flight from Qatar to the United States so he can visit his mother in Oklahoma.

Soltani said CAIR has...

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