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7:24 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Inmates sue Greene County sheriff, deputies for religious discrimination

Greene County Jail
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Six Muslim inmates held in the Greene County jail have filed a federal complaint against the sheriff and other deputies, claiming religious discrimination.

The Springfield News-Leader reports the inmates say in a handwritten complaint filed July 24 in federal court that they've been denied congregational prayer, access to religious materials and sufficient space for daily prayers.

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