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Muslim woman says she was forced to attend Christian service in Ohio jail
Muslim woman says she was forced to attend Christian service in Ohio jail

A 24-year-old Muslim woman has filed a lawsuit against an Ohio jail after Cuyahoga County corrections officers allegedly ordered her to attend Christian prayer services or face solitary confinement, according to court filings made public Thursday. Sakeena Majeed contends that an officer forced her to attend the services every Friday, and other guards mocked her for refusing to participate in the prayers, despite Majeed's contentions that she was a practicing Muslim. Majeed's attorney, Matthew Besser, said he is trying to determine if his client was targeted, or if it was the jail's practice to force inmates to attend the prayer services. Calls and emails to...

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