News Articles

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“2004 Election Sees Second American-Muslim Bloc Vote”

Lisette Poole and Tahir Ali, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Jan.-Feb. 2005www.wrmea.com/archives/Jan_Feb_2005/0501025.html

“9/11 and the LA 8”

David Cole, The Nation
27 Oct. 2003
 http://www.thenation.com/doc/20031027/cole

“American Muslim Charities: Easy Targets in the War on Terror”

Laila Al-Marayati
Presented 3 Dec. 2004 at the Pace University School of Law Symposium, "Anti-Terrorist Financing Guidelines: The Impact on International Philanthropy"
mpac.org/home_article_display.aspx?ITEM=755#introduction

“America's Elusive Minority: Muslims”

Laurent Belsie, Christian Science Monitor
7 Oct. 2002
www.csmonitor.com

“Arab-Americans Mighty Force in Upcoming Elections”

Islam Online
7 Feb. 2004
www.islamonline.net/English/News/2004-02/07/article01.shtml

“Arab Population on the Rise in the US”

Sarah Freedman, Washington Post
4 Dec. 2003
www.washingtonpost.com/   

“Banks Allegedly Blacklisting Muslims”

Sandip Roy, Civil Liberties Digest
2 July 2003
 http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html

“Can Only Muslims Be Terrorists?”

Kamran Memon and Parvez Ahmed
26 June 2003
www.islamweb.net/ver2/archive/article.php?lang=E&id=40637

 “Commission Finds Muslim Charities Shut Down Without Cause”

OMB Watch
Sept. 2004
http://www.ombwatch.org/article/view/2383/1/280

“Credit Card Companies Close Muslim Accounts”

Hilary Russ, City Limits
15 April 2003
www.citylimits.org

“First They Came for the Muslims ...”

Anthony Lewis, The American Prospect
1 March 2003
www.prospect.org/print-friendly/print/V14/3/lewis-a.html

“Fleeing America:  Post–9/11, Thousands of New York's Pakistanis Leave the U.S. Under Pressure” 

Alisa Solomon, The Village Voice
10 Sept. 2003
 www.villagevoice.com/news/index.php

“’Little Pakistan' in New York Hit Hard by 9/11 Aftermath”

Alisa Solomon, South Asia Tribune #59
14 Sept. 2003
 www.satribune.com/archives/sep14_20_03/P1_immigrants.htm

“Is Military Creeping Into Domestic Law Enforcement?”

Robert Block and Gary Fields, Wall Street Journal
9 March 2004
www.commondreams.org/headlines04/0309-02.htm

“Let Us Be Moors: Islam, Race and ‘Connected Histories’"

Hisham Aidi, Middle East Report
Winter 2003
www.merip.org/mer/mer229/229_aidi.html

“Media Advisory: Press Conference on Sukhpal Singh Sodhi's Murder”

Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
7 Aug. 2002
www.sikhmediawatch.org/press/pressdetail.asp?pressid=24

”More US Muslims Run for Office”

Danna Harman, Christian Science Monitorf
7 Nov. 2003
www.csmonitor.com/2003/1107/p13s03-uspo.htm

“Muslims in U.S. Feel Targeted by Anti-Terror Business Policies”

Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post
9 July 2003
newsmine.org/archive/security/civil-rights/muslim-feel-targeted-by-laws.txt

“Pakistanis among 170 Inmates on Hunger Strike in Queens Detention Center”

M.R. Farrukh, Pakistan Post
25 Aug. 2004. 
www.indypressny.org/article.php3?ArticleID=1606

 “Sikh Sues Delta Airlines over Racial Profiling, Harassment”

Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund
15 Sept. 2003
 http://www.sikhmediawatch.org/press/pressdetail.asp?pressid=56

"Suspected and Feared: Muslim Migrants after September 11th"

Behzad Yaghmaian,
12 Dec. 2005,
TomDispatch.com http://www.tomdispatch.com

“Targeting Muslims, at Ashcroft's Discretion”

Louise Cainkar, Middle East Report Online
14 March 2003
www.merip.org/mero/mero031403.html

“Targeting the University” 

Joseph Massad, Al-Ahram
2 June 2005
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/745/op2.htm

“Terrorism statistics inflated in N.J.”

Mark Fazlollah, Philadelphia Inquirer
4 March 2003
 http://foi.missouri.edu/polinfoprop/terrorstats.html

 “Woman Collapses after N.Y. Judge Asks if She's a Terrorist”

Associated Press
21 May 2003
www.tfproject.org/tfp/archive/index.php/t-7766.html

“Urban Islam and the War on Terror” 

Hisham Aidi, Colorlines
Winter 2002/2003 (Vol. 5, No. 4)
www.arc.org/C_Lines/CLArchive/CL5_4.html

“U.S. Deportations to Muslim Nations Soar” 

Mark Bixler, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
15 Jan. 2003
www.aaiusa.org/news/must_read01_15_03.htm