NCPCF Videos

  • 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.

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

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    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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • John Sugg, Journalist: Farewell to Dr. Sami al-Arian

    John Sugg, Journalist: Farewell to Dr. Sami al-Arian. January 17, 2015. John Sugg is speaking at the open mic session of a farewell to Sami Al-Arian days before Dr. Al-Arian’s deportation. The jury had found Dr. Al-Arian “not guilty” of terrorism charges in 2005.

     
  • Nahla al-Arian – What Happens to the Families?

    Multimedia, NCPCF Videos, Videos February 19, 2015 at 0 comments

    Nahla al-Arian – What Happens to the Families? – the families of the victims of the government”s “war on terror”, such as her husband Sami al-Arian. He was acquitted by the jury of any terrorism charge, but nonetheless spent 6 years in prison and another 6 years in house arrest.

     
  • Ron Santucci – The Juror Who Fought for Justice

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    Ron Santucci – The Juror Who Fought for Justice. January 17, 2015. Ron Santucci, a juror for the Sami Al-Arian trial, speaks about his experiences in the jury room as he fought for justice. He also speaks about the importance of activism.

     
  • Sami Al-Arian – Farewell to Tampa (1 hour 28 min.)

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    Sami Al-Arian – Farewell to Tampa January 17, 2015 [1 hour 28 min.] Sami Al-Arian speaking at The First United Church of Tampa, January 17, 2015. to friends and supporters prior to his deportation.