February 2012

To write to Dr. Dhafir (do not address him as Dr. as these letters will be returned): Rafil A. Dhafir, 11921-052, P.O. Box 33, Terre Haute, IN 47808

Read Katherine’s latest article on the case. To be added to a list with regular updates on Dr. Dhafir: katherinehugh[at]gmail.com (more…)

In exchange for keeping at least a 90 percent occupancy rate, the private prison company Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) has sent a letter to 48 states offering to manage their prisons for the low price of $250 million per year, according to a letter obtained by the Huffington Post. (more…)

Paul Harris Guardian U.K.

From super-maximum security prison, Shain Duka, one of the Fort Dix Five, maintains he was set up in a terrorism plot by the FBI, and is now appealing to the supreme court for help (more…)

Glenn Greenwald Salon

One of the most under-reported political stories of the last year is the devoted advocacy of numerous prominent American political figures on behalf of an Iranian group long formally designated as a Terrorist organization under U.S. law. (more…)

The hysterical campaign to stigmatize US Muslims poses a far great threat than radicalisation to America’s union

Daisy Khan Guardian U.K.

A report released this week has at last confirmed what we Muslim Americans have long known to be true (more…)

How 60 Minutes Blew the Story

Pam Martens Originally published at CounterPunch.org 2/06/12

On September 25, 2011, just eight days after the Occupy Wall Street protests began in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, the much acclaimed CBS News program, 60 Minutes, aired a fawning look at the thousands of surveillance cameras affixed to buildings and lampposts throughout New York City. (more…)

Katherine was interviewed on Monday February 6th, by Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio, about her article Anatomy of a ‘Terrorism’ Prosecution: Dr. Rafil Dhafir and the Help the Needy Muslim Charity Case.

Thank you to the Syracuse Post Standard for publishing my letter today.

Also available here.

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