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  • Muslims as Terrorists: Understanding the Communication Management Units [Video]

    Muslims as Terrorists: Understanding the Communication Management Units (4/8/16): [Video: 33 min. 25 sec.] Communication Management Units, nicknamed “Guantanamo North,” are prisons which house disproportionate numbers of Muslims, many who are held on bogus terrorism charges. A former prisoner of a CMU, Abdul Aliyy (formerly known as Avon Twitty), describes the conditions inside the notorious prisons and the treatment of Muslim prisoners in particular. Part of NCPCF’s series, Justice Without Us (formerly, “Just Us or Injustice).

     
  • The Muslim threat re-imagined: Countering Violent Extremism in the war on terror

    Multimedia, NCPCF Videos, Videos February 29, 2016 at 0 comments

    NCPCF: Just Us and Injustice: The Muslim threat re-imagined: Countering Violent Extremism in the war on terror. [68 min.] In 2011, the White House released a report titled “Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States,” which sought to establish a framework through which CVE efforts would be manifested and buttressed with community support. This framework and the rhetoric surrounding CVE has largely targeted Muslim communities in the United States, leading to a host of consequences not limited to but including the criminalization of youth. Presenters on this panel will address the evolution of CVE, the impact of CVE on the Muslim community and efforts to embrace and/or challenge the framework.

     
  • NCPCF: Dr. Maha Hilal on respectability politics

    General, Multimedia, NCPCF Videos December 21, 2015 at 0 comments

    Sourcre: NCPCF Dr. Maha Hilal on Respectability Politics [Video: 3 min. 11 sec.]. Dr. Maha Hilal, NCPCF Executive Director speaks on respectability politics at the Say No Trump Rally on December 20th, 2015.

     
  • Fort Dix Five info mini documentary

    General, Multimedia December 14, 2015 at 0 comments

    Source: Eyekon Productions: Fort Dix Five info mini documentary [Video: 6 min. 26 sec.]. Some accuse the FBI of entrapment, stating that the FBI informants created the conspiracy. The FBI used two convicts as paid informants in the case, one of whom was fighting deportation. The three Duka brothers are appealing because of alleged irregularities with the case.

     
  • Will Potter: The secret US prisons you’ve never heard of before

    General, Multimedia, Videos October 24, 2015 at 0 comments

    Ted Talk: Will Potter: The secret US prisons you’ve never heard of before [14 min. 55 sec.] Investigative journalist Will Potter is the only reporter who has been inside a Communications Management Unit, or CMU, within a US prison. These units were opened secretly, and radically alter how prisoners are […]

     
  • NCPCF Video: The War on Terror, the Bill of Rights and Jihad

    Multimedia, NCPCF Videos, Videos October 13, 2015 at 0 comments

    NCPCF (10/13) : The War on Terror, the Bill of Rights and Jihad (Video: 1 hr. 26 min. 58.  sec.) The War on Terror, the Bill of Rights and Jihad. October 8, 2015. Attorney Steve Downs, Executive Director of the National Coalition to Portect Civil Freedoms, speaks about the erosion […]

     
  • The Newburgh Sting

    General, Multimedia, Videos October 13, 2015 at 0 comments

    The Newburgh Sting (1 hr. 19 min. 23 sec.) The Newburgh Four were four impoverished men entrapped by an paid FBI informant who offered them over $250,000 to carry out a plot which was created entirely by the FBI. . All four men were convicted.

     
  • Terrorism

    General, Multimedia, Videos August 11, 2015 at 0 comments

    Source: News World: Albany Banana Corps 15. A presentation on terrorism by Kathy Manley and Stephen Downs. Albany Banana Corps 15. A presentation on terrorism by Kathy Manley and Stephen Downs. Kathy Manley is the Legal Director of the NCPCF, and Stephen Downs is the Executive Director.

     
  • Muslim chaplain claims discrimination on United flight

    Source: CNN. A Muslim chaplain and director of interfaith engagement at Northwestern University, Ahmad, 31, was traveling Friday from Chicago to Washington for a conference promoting dialogue between Israeli and Palestinian youths. She was wearing a headscarf, or hijab.For hygienic reasons, she asked for an unopened can of soda, she said. The flight attendant told her that she could not give her one but then handed an unopened can of beer to a man seated nearby. Ahmad questioned the flight attendant.”We are unauthorized to give unopened cans to people because they may use it as a weapon on the plane,” she recalled the flight attendant telling her.

     
  • Sonali Sadequee, speaking about her brother Shifa, unjustly imprisoned

    Sonali Sadequee, speaking about her brother Shifa, unjustly imprisoned. An interview with Sonali Sadequee, sister of Ehsanul ‘Shifa’ Sadequee, a Bangladeshi-American currently incarcerated in Terre Haute, Indiana charged under the “material support” statute. Although he committed no act of violence, he is being held in the very restrictive Communication Management Unit where he is denied any contact visits with his family.