(RNS) — With Amazon’s flagship sale, known as Prime Day, underway, Muslim workers and faith-based activists are leading major strikes and boycotts to protest working conditions during the online retail giant’s biggest event of the year.

Joining employee protests in four countries and other U.S. states, Amazon warehouse workers in Minnesota, working with Muslim and East African worker advocacy groups, have walked out in hopes of gaining improvements in benefits, pay and quality of life while at work, including accommodations for their religious practices.

“Amazon tells the public that we have jobs opportunities and better pay,” Safiyo Mohamed, who works at an Amazon fulfillment center warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota, told MPR News. “That doesn’t mean anything if you’re mistreated; it doesn’t mean anything if your

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