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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
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...…
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
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.