Islam http://www.kplu.org en Seattle-area Muslims say they were targeted by hate crime http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-area-muslims-say-they-were-targeted-hate-crime <p>A civil rights group is calling for the FBI to investigate what they say was a hate crime against nine Seattle-area Muslims.</p><p>On Sept. 1, Philip Brown and eight other young Muslim friends set out for a jet skiing trip to Lake Chelan, driving a Toyota Prius and a rented BMW 3 series sedan. After an afternoon in the freezing cold water, they say they returned to the parking area to find the BMW covered in racist slogans.</p><p>“Doon coons,” and another anti-Muslim slur that includes the “N-word” were scrawled in permanent marker, along with scratches and vulgar images.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 22:58:28 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6251 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle-area Muslims say they were targeted by hate crime