Courts

Let Our Children Go – Part 2

Pontiac, MI– After an eight month battle, Jessica Reed and Maged Mousa are still fighting to get back custody of their children after they were taken

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January 24, 2013

McDonald’s Settles US Suit over Islamic Diet

Dearborn, Michigan: McDonald’s and one of its franchise owners agreed to pay $700,000 to members of the Muslim community to settle allegations a Detroit-area restaurant falsely advertised its food as being prepared according to Islamic dietary law.

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January 24, 2013

Moussa Gueye Stands Tall In Alabama

University of Alabama junior center Moussa Gueye matched his season high with 5 blocked shots to spur a victory over defending NCAA men’s basketball champion the University of Kentucky 59-55

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January 24, 2013

High Drama as Mother Pardons Son’s Killer

TABUK — Marzooghah Al-Blewi of Tabuk refused an offer of property and millions of riyals to pardon the man who took her son’s life more than two years ago. Instead, in a dramatic scene after the sentencing in court, the mother of the victim asked to see her son’s murderer after which she said that […]

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January 24, 2013

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue and Peace

Kadi Zahalka is a Palestianinan, Arab, Muslim, Israeli citizen and a respected judge in our country. I am a Reform rabbi who moved to Israel 33 years ago, to “go up” to live in the land and state of Israel and have served in educational and communal positions in Jerusalem for over three decades.

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November 1, 2012

What Is Happening to Muslims Will Happen to All

The decision by the European Court of Human Rights last week to refuse to block the extradition of the radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri and four others to the United States on terrorism charges removes one of the last external checks on our emerging gulag state.

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October 4, 2012

Perspective

“Perspective” in art

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September 13, 2012

Pakistan Cricketers Down Australia

Australia registered a resounding 94 run win over Pakistan to salvage the final Twenty20 match of a three match series at Dubai Stadium.

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September 13, 2012

Boston-Area Activist Faces Prison

In January 2011, 39 year-old drywall taper Michael Williams of Bedford, Massachusetts attended a demonstration in New York commemorating the two year anniversary of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead.

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July 26, 2012

Attorney Imran Syed Helps Save Innocent Man

Imran Syed was part of a team of lawyers who worked to free a man who had been wrongfully imprisoned

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June 28, 2012

Judge Blocks Controversial NDAA

The NDAA contains a short paragraph, 1021, letting the military detain anyone it suspects “substantially supported” al-Qaida, the Taliban or “associated forces.” The indefinite detention would supposedly last until “the end of hostilities.”

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May 24, 2012

Black Surgeon’s Claim Details Racism at UCLA

A highly regarded African-American surgeon and UCLA associate professor recently filed a lawsuit against the University of California Board of Regents and the administrators of the UCLA Medical Center for implementing a decade-long campaign of discriminatory acts against him

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May 24, 2012

First Muslim American judge appointed in California

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. last week announced the appointment of Halim Dhanidina to judgeship in the Los ANgeles County Superior Court

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May 24, 2012

People’s Lawyer Goes to Jail

“The fiery attorney who represented former Boston city councilor Chuck Turner in his bribery trial is now headed to jail himself,” the Boston Globe reports.

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May 17, 2012

Charity Taken Off Suspected Terrorist List

Feds settle suit, agree to pay ex-Toledo group’s legal fees

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May 10, 2012

Tarek Mehanna Gives Rousing Speech at Sentencing

By Karin Friedemann, TMO On April 12, 2010 Tarek Mehanna was sentenced to over 17 years in prison. It was a sad moment for his supporters, who packed the Boston courthouse, but they were rewarded with an historical, moving speech, as Mehanna described how he came to view it as his duty to defend the […]

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April 19, 2012

First They Come For the Muslims

Chris Hedges writes a regular column for Truthdig.com.

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April 19, 2012

Lawsuit Filed Against Crestwood School District

Dearborn Heights, MI – “Crestwood High School discriminating against Arab American Students/Arab Teachers” headlined the radio show “Good Morning MI.”

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March 15, 2012

Anwar Ibrahim Acquitted of Sodomy in Malaysia

Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has been acquitted of sodomy after a two-year trial.

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January 12, 2012

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