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Artist Hasan Elahi meets prejudice, profiling with creativity

Credit: Chaoyu Li

Clara Bartlett

November 3, 2011

In 2002, artist Hasan Elahi was apprehended by the FBI in Detroit after stepping off a plane coming from the Netherlands.  Elahi was detained on suspicion of terrorism. While today it is clear that the accusations in question were misguided, the Bangladeshi-born American still remains on the terrorist...

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