Background Information:

Reports, Books, and More

“100 Questions & Answers About Arab Americans: A Journalist’s Guide”

Detroit Free Press
www.freep.com/jobspage/arabs/index.htm

“Abuse in American Prisons” 

Muslim World Journal of Human Rights
Oct. 2004
www.bepress.com/mwjhr/

 “Angry Young Men, Veiled Young Women: Constructing a New Population Threat”

Anne Hendrixson, The Corner House
www.thecornerhouse.org.uk

Arab American Demographics

Arab American Institute
http://www.aaiusa.org/demographics.htm

Arabs, Muslims and Race in America

Middle East Report, Fall 2002
http://www.merip.org/mer/mer224/mer224.html

“Are Arab Americans People Like Us?”

James J. Zogby
Foreign Service Journal, May 2000
www.aaiusa.org/zogby/people_like_us.htm

“Assessing the New Normal: Liberty and Security for the Post–September 11 United States”

Human Rights First (formerly Lawyers Committee for Human Rights), New York, 2003
www.humanrightsfirst.org/pubs/descriptions/Assessing/AssessingtheNewNormal.pdf

 “Civil Rights Implications of Post–September 11 Law Enforcement Practices in New York”

New York Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, March 2004
www.usccr.gov/pubs/sac/ny0304/ch2.htm

Civil Rights in Peril: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims

Edited by Elaine Hagopian
Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2004
http://www.haymarketbooks.org/

Enemies of the State: U.S. Attack on Immigrants and Civil Liberties

Color Lines Magazine, Summer 2003
www.arc.org/C_Lines/CLArchive/CL6_2.html

“Growing Number Says Islam Encourages Violence Among Followers”

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, July 2003
http://people-press.org/reports/pdf/189.pdf

“History of Arab Immigration to the US”

http://www.adc.org/education/AAImmigration.htm

“Imbalance of Powers: How Changes to US Law & Policy Since 9/11 Erode Human Rights and Civil Liberties” 

Human Rights First (formerly Lawyers Committee on Human Rights), New York, March 2003
www.humanrightsfirst.org/us_law/loss/imbalance/powers.pdf

Lifting the Spirit: Human Rights and Freedom of Religious Belief

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Human Rights Resource Center & Tandem Project
www1.umn.edu/humanrts/edumat/hreduseries/TB5/download.htm

“Monograph on Terrorist Financing”

John Roth, Douglas Greenburg, Serena Wille
National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
www.9-11commission.gov/staff_statements/911_TerrFin_Monograph.pdf

“Muslims in the American Public Square: Shifting Political Winds & Fallout from 9/11, Afghanistan & Iraq”

Project MAPS: American Muslim Poll 2004, Zogby International
19 Oct. 2004
www.zogby.com

“Muslim Immigration to the USA”

American Muslim Voice
http://www.amperspective.com/html/four_waves.html

“Muslim Response to Globalization”

International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World
July 2002
http://www.isim.nl/files/newsl_10.pdf

"Not Quite American? The Shaping of Arab and Muslim Identity in the United States"

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Edmondson Lecture Series, Baylor University Press, Waco, Texas, 2004.
http:// www.baylor.edu/baylorpress/splash.php

“Our Individual Lives, Our Collective Journey”

Al-Fatiha Foundation, Washington, DC, Aug. 2003
www.al-fatiha.org/

“Racing to War: Assessing the Racial Impacts and Implications of the ‘War on Terrorism’” 

Applied Research Center, Oakland, CA, May 2003
www.arc.org/jump/racingwar.html

“The Aftermath of September 11, 2001: The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims in America”

Susan Akram, Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ)
Spring-Summer 2002
http://www.emich.edu/asquarterly/

“The Arab Population”

Census 2000 Brief
December 2003
www.census.gov/prod/2003pubs/c2kbr-23.pdf

"The Maze of Fear: Security and Migration After 9/11"

John Tirman, Ed.
New York: New Press, 2004
http://www.thenewpress.com

“The Other Anti-Semitism”

James J. Zogby
Sojourners  magazine, Nov.-Dec. 1998
www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.article&issue=soj9811&article=981112

“The September 11 Detainees: A Review of the Treatment of Aliens Held on Immigration Charges in Connection with the Investigation of the September 11 Attacks”

Office of the Inspector General, US Dept. of Justice, June 2003
http://www.fas.org/irp/agency/doj/oig/detainees.pdf

“Threat and Humiliation: Racial Profiling, Domestic Security, and Human Rights in the United States”

Amnesty International–USA, New York,  2004
www.amnestyusa.org/racial_profiling/report/index.html

 “US Government Response to Terrorism: Legal and Illegal Measures”

http://www.soundvision.com/info/civilrights/tally.asp

We Are All Suspects Now: Untold Stories from Immigrant Communities after 9/11

Tram Nguyen
Boston: Beacon Press, 2005
http://www.beaconpress.org/index.cfm

“Wrong Then, Wrong Now: Racial Profiling Before and After September 11, 2001” 

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund, Washington, DC, 2003
www.civilrights.org/publications/reports/racial_profiling/racial_profiling_report.pdf