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Family of Muslim leader killed by FBI in 2009 seeks answers

DETROIT More than five years after the FBI's shooting death of a Muslim leader in Dearborn, Mich., his family is still trying to find out what happened and the names of those who shot him during a sting operation, maintaining there was a cover-up by federal authorities. This month, the family asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its case. Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah, 53, of Detroit, was struck 20 times on October 28, 2009, inside a Dearborn warehouse as part of an undercover counterterrorism operation investigating what the FBI said were his extremist views and trafficking in stolen goods. Supporters of Abdullah and some civil rights advocates called it overkill in the war on...

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