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Featured Blog Posts – March 2011 Archive (25)

Libyan rebels have Gathafi hometown in sights

Rebels Tuesday had the key city of Sirte in their sights as world powers mapped out a post-Gathafi future for Libya and

Sirte in sight

Obama warns against ousting Gathafi by force as London talks bid to aid 'political transition in Libya'.

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Libyan rebels advance on Gathafi's home town

A rebel advance westwards towards Tripoli, which was halted Monday by Moamer Gathafi's troops about 140

A key milestone

Nine powerful explosions shake Gathafi's home town as rebels seize Bin Jawad after retaking Ras Lanuf.

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Civil rights conference recaptures 50 years of gains

Mississippi was not exactly the graveyard of the human rights struggle between the successful implementation of the

By Earnest McBride

 “Mississippi Plan” in 1885 and Brown versus Board of Education in 1954, but it had become the world-wide symbol of racial segregation at its worst.Then came the Tougaloo Nine on March 27, 1961, followed two months later by the first…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 26, 2011 at 9:19am — No Comments

UPDATED: From Gaza to Jerusalem: JVP Statement on the Escalation of Violence

Any act of violence, especially one against civilians, marks a profound failure of human imagination and causes a deep

 and abiding trauma for all involved. In mourning the nine lives lost in Gaza and the one life lost in Jerusalem this week, we reject the pattern of condemning the deaths of Israelis while ignoring the deaths of Palestinians. We do not discriminate. One life lost is one life too many--whether Palestinian or…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 25, 2011 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Jordan students demand regime reforms

AMMAN - Hundreds of Jordanian students started a protest camp on Thursday in central Amman, demanding "regime"

'Trial of the corrupt'

Jordanian students call for 'constitutional amendments to have parliamentary governments'.

 

 

reforms and "trial…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 24, 2011 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Court: Woman had right to wear Muslim scarf in cell

Unless Orange County officials can show it was a security risk, a Muslim woman had the right to wear a headscarf when

 

 By SALVADOR HERNANDEZ

 she was taken into custody by deputies in court, an 11-judge panel ruled Tuesday.



In a unanimous decision Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also reinstated a lawsuit filed by Souhair Khatib, who sued the county after deputies forced her to remove her hijab when she was…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 24, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

15 reported killed in Syrian protest city

DARAA - Human rights activists said at least 15 people were killed on Wednesday in the volatile Syrian city of Daraa

Syria responded to people's demands with live gun fire

Government has promised to probe Daraa killings, but analysts warn situation is turning…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 24, 2011 at 9:26am — No Comments

Dubai foils bid to ship 16,000 guns to Yemen Huthis

DUBAI - Dubai police have foiled a bid to smuggle 16,000 guns from Turkey to Yemen's northern province of Saada, a

Six Arabs residing in the UAE have been arrested

Police says shipment was…

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Battle for Libya: more countries join coalition forces

More countries joined the operation to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya Monday as the Arab League reaffirmed support

More back-up

Tripoli accuses both coalition forces, rebels of breaking ceasefire as Gathafi's troops are still pounding Misrata.

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Supreme Court Keeps Door Open for Prisoner Civil Rights Claims

Criminal justice has always held a prominent place in the work of civil rights. From the trials of the Scottsboro boys; to

 

 

In a rare decision that supports the rights of the convicted, the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed prisoners to sue for DNA-evidence testing.

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 19, 2011 at 1:37pm — No Comments

A truly Islamic State Protects Christians

London - In the history of some countries there comes a period when political and factional murder becomes almost

 

Part of the problem is the weakening of properly traditional Islam by the populist illiteracies of modern extremism, notes Rowan Williams.

 

 

routine – Russia at the beginning of the 20th century, Germany and its neighbours in the early 1930s. It has invariably been the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 18, 2011 at 12:01pm — No Comments

32 protesters shot dead in Yemen bloodbath

Yemen's capital turned into a bloodbath with at least 32 people killed as regime loyalists on Friday raked pro-

Over 70 killed since protests began against US-backed Saleh

Yemeni pro-regime 'thugs' open fire on pro-democracy protesters calling for ouster of president…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 18, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

UN vote could clear way for Libya strikes

The UN Security Council will on Thursday vote on a resolution that would allow military strikes and a no-fly zone in a

Raids could take place as soon UNSC approves use of force

UAE, Qatar could be among Arab nations to join coalition that takes action against…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 17, 2011 at 10:17pm — No Comments

"this clown" French President ...Gathafi's son tells Sarkozy to return 'campaign financing'

PARIS - Libyan leader Moamer Gathafi's son on Wednesday told "this clown" French President Nicolas

'Give us back our money'

Seif al-Islam threatens 'to reveal everything' with regards to Libyan…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 16, 2011 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Gathafi vows to crush rebels

TRIPOLI - Libyan strongman Moamer Gathafi said Tuesday he was determined to crush the month-old uprising against

Fleeing to Benghazi

China, Russia are leading opposition to no-fly zone to ground Libyan leader’s warplanes, US is very cautious.

 

 

 him, while at the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 16, 2011 at 9:21am — No Comments

CAIR: San Diego Muslim Removed from Southwest Airlines Flight

SAN DIEGO, CA, 3/15/11) –- On Wednesday, March 16, the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-

Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) will hold a news conference with a Muslim passenger removed without explanation from a Southwest Airlines flight on Sunday.



At the news conference, CAIR-San Diego will call for an investigation of the incident and an apology to the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 15, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Sister Michelle Alexander Receives NAACP Image Award

Halle Berry (Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture), Denzel Washington (Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture),

 

 

Contact: Rob Phillips, (614) 247-6520

 Vanessa Williams (Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series), and John Legend (Outstanding Album) were among the big winners at the prestigious 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards on Friday, March 4, in Los Angeles’s Shrine Auditorium.

Joining the…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 10, 2011 at 11:23am — No Comments

A Neoconservative 'Shock and Awe': The Rise of the Arabs

A pervading sense of awe seems to be engulfing Arab societies everywhere. What is underway in the Arab world is

Arab societies have risen with a unified call for freedom. (Aljazeera)…
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Yemen police open fire on protesters in Sanaa

SANAA - A Yemeni protester died of gunshot wounds Wednesday after being hit when police opened fire overnight on

Steadfast to their demands

Shot Yemeni protester dies of wounds after being shot overnight by police during anti-regime protesters in…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 9, 2011 at 4:06am — No Comments

Palestinians fight occupation with Israeli bills

RAMALLAH, West Bank - Young Palestinian activists have found a new medium to protest Israeli occupation: scrawling

'A message to the Israelis'

Young Palestinian activists scrawl anti-occupation slogans on currency they share with…

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Added by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on March 7, 2011 at 12:57pm — No Comments

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