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"Drones are not a security solution"

Posted by Mufti Admin on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, In : articles 
Published Tuesday, Dec. 3 in Salon.com

Progressive filmmaker Robert Greenwald details his experiences interviewing the Pakistani victims of U.S. attacks

Robert Greenwald, head of the progressive and  documentary film company, Brave New Films, recently traveled to Pakistan, supported financially by hundreds of BNF donors,  to witness firsthand the stories of families who have had innocent ...
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We want it to stop

Posted by Mufti Admin on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : articles 
By Kathy Kelly

On Nov. 15, 2012, day three of the recent eight-day bombardment of Gaza, Ahmed Basyouni and his family were watching news of the attacks on TV in their home in the eastern section of Beit Hanoun. He and his wife assured his older children that they would be safe because they lived in a calm area where there are no fighters. Two of his younger sons were asleep in the next room. While they were talking, at approximately 10:35 p.m., the Israeli Air Force fired three rockets from a ...
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Survival and Dignity in an Afghan Winter

Posted by Mufti Admin on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : articles 
By Kathy Kelly
Oct. 30, 2012

"Mirwais, son of Hayatullah Haideri. He was 1 1/2 years old and had just started to learn how to walk, holding unsteadily to the poles of the family tent before flopping onto the frozen razorbacks of the muddy floor."

"Abdul Hadi, son of Abdul Ghani. He was not even a year old and was already trying to stand, although his father said that during those last few days he seemed more shaky than normal."

"Naghma and Nazia, the twin daughters of Musa Jan. They were ...

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Protecting the American Revolution from Tyranny

Posted by Mufti Admin on Thursday, December 8, 2011, In : articles 
By Dr. Shaik M. Ubaid

One of the most dangerous and sinister attacks on the fundamental liberties of this nation is currently underway. Ironically, this sneak assault is led by federal legislators (Senators) who are obligated to uphold the rule of law and balance the powers of the Executive. The Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act has clauses in it, whereby the President can order the US military to go around the country and apprehend and keep American citizens under deten...
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Mother of a Muslim Patriot: Mohammad Salman Hamdani

Posted by Mufti Admin on Friday, March 11, 2011, In : articles 
Muslim Americans have carried the cross since September 11, 2001. Time has come to take it off. My son, Mohammad Salman Hamdani, 23, was a first responder an NYPD Cadet to be killed that day at the WTC and how his noble actions and sacrifice was turned into a story of speculations, based on his Muslim faith, still boils my blood. Muslim Americans  also died that day and the audaity to blame us for the actions of foreign terrorists?
 
Salman was an FDNY Certified EMT, worked for Metro Ambulance,...
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Walk like an Egyptian

Posted by Mufti Admin on Saturday, February 19, 2011, In : articles 
By Abdul Malik Mujahid

It was in the midst of about a hundred labor leaders that Joe Lombardo told me that a slogan being used by Wisconsinites protesting their governor’s union-busting laws is “Walk Like An Egyptian”. I cannot think of a better tribute to the courageous protestors of Cairo’s Liberation Square than this one. I wish someone could tell them that they have inspired not only those in the Arab world, but even those living in the world’s freest nation. Joe Lombardo is co-c...
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