News & Public Affairs


Muslim job applicant victim of discrimination? listen

02/08/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

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, “terrorist.”

Ahmed Bedier is executive director of the Tampa Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (...

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center