Posts Tagged “Sept. 11”

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

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ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans

ADC officials warn of worsening discrimination against Arab Americans Officials of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee express concerns that discrimination gainst the Arab American community is rising as the nation turns the corner to the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. ADC President Samer Khalaf and ADC Legal adviser Abed Ayoub appeared…

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Eight multinational corporations sued for allegedly financing attacks by al-Qaeda terrorists

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Eight multinational corporations sued for allegedly financing attacks by al-Qaeda terrorists

Eight multinational corporations sued for allegedly financing attacks by al-Qaeda terrorists Families of Americans killed and injured by al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists sue eight multinational corporations and Iran for allegedly financing the attacks. The families also filed a lawsuit claiming that Iran has provided material support to the terrorists Two lawsuits were filed today on behalf…

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Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

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Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too Americans will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and remember the 2,977 victims who died in those attacks, but few will remember or honor those Americans who were victims of the hate backlash that consumed many Americans in the weeks,…

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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

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Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East

Book Review: A Darkly humorous saga set in Post 9/11 America and the Middle East When All Else Fails by author Rayyan Al-Shawaf begins on September 12th, 2001. It is the story of Hunayn, a luckless and lovelorn Iraqi college student living in Orlando, Florida, after having graduated from high school in Beirut. Hunayn’s life is…

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Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred?

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Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred?

Expulsion at NYSE: Are we trading in hatred? The New York Stock Exchange expels a journalist because he is Arab and because he works for the AlJazeera Network in 2003. It’s an example of the racist, anti-Arab sentiment that flourished in the years after the terrorist attacks that took place on Sept. 11, 2001. By…

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The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America

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The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America

The Post Sept. 11, 2001 victims of hate in America This column was published in 2007 and addresses the fight to recognize the victims of the reprisals that stemmed from the Sept. 11, 2001. Many Americans refused to recognize the Americans, Arab, Muslims and “Middle East looking” who were attacked in revenge assaults in the…

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