Courts

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

London Lawyer Takes on Corporations Abetting Israel’s Crimes

Simon Natas is a London-based lawyer specializing in criminal defense law and human rights.

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June 7, 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

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

Court: Oklahoma Can’t Enforce Sharia Law Ban

A federal appeals court upheld an injunction against a voter-approved ban on Islamic law in Oklahoma on Tuesday, saying it likely violated the U.S. Constitution

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January 12, 2012

Haroon Khan Barred from Representing Pakistan

British-Pakistani boxer Haroon Khan has been told by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) that he cannot represent Pakistan in international competition.

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September 29, 2011

Malouda and Anelka Lead Chelsea to Opening Day Victory

It was an all-Muslim score-sheet for Chelsea Football Club this past weekend as they won their opening English Premier League match 2-1 over West Brom…

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August 25, 2011

Nigerian Boxer Brings Power

Lateef “Power” Kayode recorded an impressive 10-round unanimous decision victory on an exciting night of fights on ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME®. The unbeaten cruiserweight Kayode (17-0, 14 KOs) proved too much for Matt “Too Smooth” Godfrey (20-3, 14 KOs) Friday night at the Chumash Resort Casino.

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July 14, 2011

Before You Judge, Stand in Her Shoes

The same leaders whose theft and mismanagement have kept so many Guineans poor in the decades since independence from France, in 1958, have also been ferociously violent, massacring as many as 186 unarmed demonstrators calling for democratic reforms in 2007, and at least 157 demanding the same in 2009.

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July 14, 2011

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