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Armed agent provocateurs backed by police attacked Masjid al-Islam in Oakland, CA, and threatened to break down
Armed agent provocateurs attack Masjid al-Islam in California and violently assault Imam Abdul Alim Musa. Muslims worldwide need to contact him and offer immediate support.
Oakland, CA, Crescent-online
Friday August 22, 2014, 23:29 DST
the masjid as well as kill Imam Abdul Alim…Continue
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As you all know the cost of doing thing in todays world is constantly going up. The prices have sky rocketed during the past year. We at Oppressed Peoples Online Word are feeling the crunch also. That being said we are reaching out to you once again for your help to keep this project going. We do not charge for membership in order that all may…Continue
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Terry Holdbrooks Jr., 29, wears the beard of a bald Amish guy, the tattoos of a punk kid, and
the twitchy alertness of a military policeman. Take him to a restaurant, and he’ll choose the chair with its back against the wall. Take his photo, and he'll prefer to look away from the camera.
Part of that wariness Holdbrooks learned while guarding detainees from 2003 to 2004 at Guantanamo Bay, the…Continue
In a short but powerful segment on Saturday, Melissa Harris-Perry connected the recent police killing of Michael Brown to
the deaths of other black men at the hands of police — and to America's history of injustice towards black people.
Harris-Perry read the names of some of the hundreds of men who were killed by police across the country "in the past decade alone," from Sean Bell to Oscar Grant to Eric Garner to Brown. All of the men she mentioned were unarmed…
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — “Hey, chocolate,” “Hey, cappuccino,” “Hey, Galaxy [brand of chocolate],” “Hey, brown one”
and “Hey, black one,” are jocular expressions used by some in…Continue
My opposition to the use of the word convert to describe someone like myself (Muslim over a decade) is linked to the
By: Myriam Francois-Cerrah
exclusive and thus exclusionary dimension of the term ‘convert’.
It both identifies…Continue
100 Most Influential Muslim In Georgia...…
After a week that saw a militarized police crackdown and the imposition of a nighttime curfew, Amnesty International
USA has taken an "unprecedented" step by sending a 13-person delegation to monitor the developments in Ferguson, Missouri. It is the first time the Amnesty organization has deployed observers inside the United States. We speak to Steven Hawkins, executive director of Amnesty International…
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On Sunday, August 10th, 2014, renowned and notable scholar and professor Dr. Tariq Ramadan posted on his
During the US occupation of Iraq it was routine to torture Iraqis in prisons like Abu Ghraib whose prison
guards were using tactics learnt in Israeli training camps as Robert Fisk pointed out in ‘Abu Ghraib torture trail leads to Israel’; one of the most baffling questions asked during interrogation was “Where is the man called Imam Mahdi where…Continue
Why Is Everything Good White.…
Officials in St. Louis County and the tense town of Ferguson, Mo., remain mum nearly three days after an unidentified
police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death. But a young man who says he was with the victim at the time of the shooting has described a virtually unprovoked attack in which the officer fired repeatedly—even after the victim raised his hands and begged him to stop shooting.
In recent years I have been a faithful participant in two major events of the North American Muslim calendar. As a
Dr. Tariq Ramadan
regular attendee at these annual gatherings, I wish to express my warmest thanks to the institutions, and to the women and men…Continue
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