Muslim clerics reach legal settlement in airport security lawsuit

10/21/2009 | USA Today

Six Muslim clerics are claiming victory after settling a lawsuit against Minnesota's Metropolitan Airports Commission, US Airways and law enforcement agencies. In 2006, the imams were removed from a flight after fellow passengers reported them for suspicious behavior. A spokesman said they were "pleased" by the settlement. However, an airport official stressed that the airport was not admitting any guilt in the incident and that security procedures would not change. "We are urging people to continue to report any suspicious behavior, and we are going to continue to follow up on any security threats," he said.

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