Ali Aboubaker http://michiganradio.org en Washtenaw County ordered to pay in Muslim bias http://michiganradio.org/post/washtenaw-county-ordered-pay-muslim-bias <p>ANN ARBOR –&nbsp;A jury has awarded nearly $1.2 million to a Muslim man who said he was called a terrorist and repeatedly passed over for promotions while working for Washtenaw County.<br /><br />The verdict was returned Thursday in Detroit federal court. Attorney Shereef Akeel says Ali Aboubaker was awarded money for lost wages and pain and suffering.<br /><br />Aboubaker worked for Washtenaw County for 17 years until 2008. The native of Tunisia says he was demoted and bypassed for promotions despite having engineering skills and college degrees.<br /> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:12:00 +0000 The Associated Press 16671 at http://michiganradio.org Washtenaw County ordered to pay in Muslim bias