Muslim job applicant victim of discrimination? listen02/08/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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A Tampa man applied for a job online but was surprised from the one-word response he received from the company.
Ali Matallah, 32, is originally from Morocco but and is a permanent resident of the United States. When he responded to an ad for a security guard job through the website Craigslist, the email response he received from St. Moritz Security Services was simply, â€œterrorist.â€
Ahmed Bedier is executive director of the Tampa Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and host of the WMNF program True Talk. Today WMNF spoke with Bedier and with Matallah.