Multimedia

  • 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.

     
  • Aafia Siddiqui Press Conference

    Aafia Siddiqui Press Conference (1 hour 17 min.) The National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms Civil Freedoms (NCPCF) is calling for an independent medical investigation for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui. Aafia Siddiqui Press Conference (4/20/15): Steve Downs, Ex. Dir. of the NCPCF, spoke at the National Press Club regarding the case […]

     
  • U.S. authorities struggle to find a pattern among aspiring Islamic State members

    General March 5, 2015 at 0 comments

    Source: The Wall Street Journal. Federal authorities investigating suspected Islamic State supporters in all 50 states have found no clear pattern to the type of American inspired to try to join the militant group, complicating efforts to thwart terror recruiting. Some common threads exist, such as the fact that would-be recruits are often in their teens or early 20s and use social media to express support for Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. But overall, the group is broad, covering people who were raised Muslim and those who converted, married and single people, male and female, rich and poor, U.S.-born citizens and recent immigrants.