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No Dominion: The Lonely, Dangerous Fight Against Christian Supremacists Inside the Armed Forces

In his fight against British imperialism, Mahatma Gandhi described the life cycle of successful civil disobedience: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Mikey Weinstein, the 55-year-old founder of the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), likes to quote it, knowing full well he’s crossed the line into a bloody-knuckle brawl.

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July 14, 2010

ISNA Joins Religious Leaders to Condemn Illegal Medical Experimentation on Detainees

A report was issued today by the Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), which details evidence of illegal experimentation on detainees captured after 9-11, in the form of torturous medical experiments, performed by healthcare professionals working for the U.S. Military and intelligence agencies during the Bush administration.

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June 9, 2010

Keep Our Eyes Open for Justice

There are many people like Kwame throughout the country and we encourage you to help in any way you can to present overlooked facts and omissions that could bring the truth to light.

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April 22, 2010

Syrian Singer Abu Ratib Pleads “Not Guilty”

January 26, 2010. In a Federal court hearing in Detroit on Monday January 25, 2010, singer Abu Raitb pleaded not guilty to the charges of making false statements to the FBI, false oath in a matter relating to naturalization and attempted unlawful procurement of naturalization.

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February 4, 2010

Another Week in the Aafia Siddiqui Trial

It’s been a long week in the “terrorism” trial in Manhattan…

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February 4, 2010

France May Ban Niqab

PARIS (AP) — A top lawmaker from President Nicolas Sarkozy’s conservative party filed legislation on Tuesday to bar Muslim women in France from appearing in public wearing veils that hide their faces.

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January 18, 2010

Hearing Adjourned in Dr Aafia Case

LAHORE: Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry of the Lahore High Court (LHC) has postponed until January 5 the hearing of a contempt petition against the government for not approaching the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for the release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui from the US custody.

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December 31, 2009

American Hikers in Iran Are Too Useful to Release

Three Americans, journalist Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, have been detained in Iran since July 31, 2009 for entering the Islamic Republic from Iraq at a remote mountain border without visas.

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December 17, 2009

US Sends Gitmo Detainee Home to Kuwait

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say a Kuwaiti citizen held at Guantanamo Bay has been brought back to his home country.

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December 17, 2009

Who is Aafia Siddiqui?

As someone who has been a human rights advocate for most of his adult life, I have seen many cases come and go; few have been as heart rending and consequential as the mysterious case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui.

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December 10, 2009

FBI Kills Muslim Imam–What Really Happened?

The recent killing of Imam Luqman Abdullah in an ambush by the FBI is rife with controversy in varying reports by the FBI, U.S. Attorney’s office, eyewitnesses, and the people who knew the imam personally.

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November 7, 2009

Bishop Williamson Rejects Holocaust Denial Punishment

British Roman Catholic Bishop Richard Williamson said on Sunday that he rejected the idea that he should be subject to punishment in Germany for denying the Holocaust on Swedish television, adding that he tried to prevent the interview from being broadcast there.

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October 22, 2009

War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide In Iraq

Case filed against UK Prime Ministers and US presidents

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October 15, 2009

Al-Azhar May Ban Niqab

CAIRO – An Egyptian daily reports that the country’s top Muslim cleric is planning to ban female students from wearing the face veil from schools run by al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious institute of learning.

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October 8, 2009

US Paid Reward to Lockerbie Witness, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi Papers Claim

Scottish detectives discussed secret payments of up to $3m made to witness and his brother, documents claim

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October 8, 2009

Gaddafi’s Tent Is Dismantled in New York Suburb

NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Workers on Wednesday dismantled a tent that had been pitched in suburban Bedford, New York, for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi amid threats of criminal action by local authorities.

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October 1, 2009

“Blood Libel”?

Israeli Organ Harvesting

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September 3, 2009

UK’s Huge Jewel Heist Linked to Israel

Top Israeli officials have been linked to Britain’s biggest ever jewelry heist, in which gems worth up to $65 million (£40m) were stolen.

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August 27, 2009

The CMU Black Hole

Not much is known about the new federal prisons called Communications Management Units (CMUs), that house primarily Muslims and political activists, except that they are located in Terre Haute, Indiana and Marion, Illinois.

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August 6, 2009

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