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- April 25, 2015
Finally we have a visual testimony of how FBI informants do their dirty work. Americans who experienced COINTELPRO understand the treachery involved. During the 1960s African Americans were targeted and Black organizations infiltrated, intimidated and disrupted. Today’s main targets of US intelligence plots, Muslims, were completely naïve about COINTEL strategies; and much of the US media today act as if they’d never heard of it.
Voices of Iraq
- Abbas Jijan
- Iraqi Poet Jijan presented this poem "Obama" in a 2009 program on Al-Arabiya TV. (in Arabic). See our July 20 podcast for the translation.
- Malcolm X
- Excerpt from Malcolm AlHajj Malik Shabazz' comments in the debate "Black Muslims vs Sit-ins" with James Baldwin and head of the NAACP. Sample 6:07
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There is really no such thing as 'voiceless'. There are only the deliberately silenced or the preferably unheard.
Arundhati Roy, author and activist
- a poem.. a song..
- "Al-Quds" by Ameer el-Shu'ara, Palestinian poet, in Arabic
- Qur'an Surat Al-Qaria
from 'Approaching The Qur'an' CD, reciter: Seema B. Gazi
- Book review
- Khaled Hosseini's
And The Mountains Echoed
reviewed by BN Aziz.
- Tahrir Team
- Read about Saadia Aslam in the team page.