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  • Prison Visits With My Loved One

    Prison Visits With My Loved One. May 3, 2013. (6 min.) Three people – a wife, a daughter and a mother – describe what is is like to visit their loved one in prison. They are all family members of political prisoners who have been unjustly imprisoned.

     
  • Tameema Ahmed: Visiting My Brother

    Tameema Ahmed: Visiting My Brother. May 5, 2013. (3 min.)
    Tameema Ahmed is the sister of Haris Ahmed, who was a victim of “preemptive prosecution” and is now a political prisoner. She describes the difficulty of visiting a brother who is imprisoned 2000 miles from home.

     
  • Majida Salem: Taking My Children to Visit Their Father in the CMU

    Majida Salem: Taking My Children to Visit Their Father in the CMU. May 5, 2013. (6 min.)
    Majida Salem, the wife of Ghassan Elashi, describes what it is like to take her children to visit their father in the Communications Management Unit (CMU) of a federal prison. Ghassan Elashi, one of the Holy Land Five, was sentenced to 65 years for feeding the hungry.

     
  • Noor Elashi – Speaking About Her Father

    Noor Elashi – Speaking About Her Father. First United Church of Tampa, March 24, 2013. Noor Elashi spoke about her father Ghassan Elashi who was one of the founders of the Holy Land Foundation in Texas. He was sentenced to 65 years for giving money to charities in Palestine.

     
  • End Government Political Repression

    End Government Political Repression. With Noor Elashi, John Cline, and Mick Kelly. Noor Elashi spoke about her father Ghassan Elashi. Mr. Elashi, one of the founders of the Holy Land Foundation in Texas, who was sentenced to 65 years for giving money to charities in Palestine. His attorney John Cline also spoke about the Holy Land Five case. Mick Kelly, a peace activist, spoke about the FBI raid on his house.

     
  • Voices of the Families

    NCPCF Event. From Trauma to Liberation: A Conference on Healing, Justice, and Empowerment for Families of Political Prisoners. Voices of the Families. Alexandria, VA, November 9 – 11, 2012. (112 min.)
    The families of political prisoners share poetry and stories. Mauri Saalakan of the Peace and Justice Foundation also spoke.

     
  • What is the NCPCF all about?

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    NCPCF Event in Dearborn Heights, Michigan. What is the NCPCF all about? Strengthening Our Communities – Standing Up Against Islamophobia, June 8, 2012. (9 min.)

    The Executive Director of NCPCF, Steve Downs, speaking at an event at the Islamic House of Wisdom, Dearborn Heights, Michigan. June 8, 2012 – Strengthening Our Communities – Standing Up Against Islamophobia. He describes the beginning of the National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms and explains the underlying concerns.

     
  • NCPCF Event: From Trauma to Liberation – Opening Gathering

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    National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms Event. From Trauma to Liberation: A Conference on Healing, Justice, and Empowerment for Families of Political Prisoners. Welcoming remarks by Steve Downs, Executive Director of the NCPCF. Comments by Nahla Al-Arian, wife of Dr. Sami Al-Arian, and Hany Massoud speaking about entrapment.

     
  • Surveillance Strategy is Privileged and Confidential, FBI Says [Video: 30 min.]

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    Source: Wired. The President Barack Obama administration’s surveillance strategy in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision that the installation of a GPS tracker on a vehicle amounted to a search under the Fourth Amendment remains “privileged and confidential,” the Justice Department claims in newly released memos. What has been made public is that the Federal Bureau of Investigation pulled the plug on some 3,000 GPS trackers.

     
  • Guantanamo Bay Still Unresolved [Audio: 11 min.]

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    Source: NPR. President Obama is a week away from getting sworn into a second term in office — but he still has plenty of unfinished business. Four years ago, he vowed to shut down the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But the facility is still up and running. Host Michel Martin discusses what’s next for Guantanamo.