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Friday, September 30, 2011

Hollywood Celebrity Culture Syndrome! Can't let her alone!

Undercover Michelle Obama shops at Target

 Published on 29 Sep 2011 by CBS - First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama shopped in a ball cap and sunglasses at the Alexandria, Va., Target for about a half hour. Scott Pelley reports.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Man in al-Qa'ida arrest wins £20,000 payout.

A student who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of being a terrorist after downloading an edited copy of The al-Qa'ida Training Manual for his PhD course, has been paid £20,000 in compensation by police. 

 Rizwaan Sabir, 26, who is now researching domestic UK counter-terrorism policy at the University of Strathclyde, was held for seven days in 2008 by Nottinghamshire Police after downloading the document, which is available on Amazon, from a US government website while studying at the University of Nottingham. 

 "For more than three years, I have been fighting to clear my name and establish that the police were wrong to arrest me and put me through the tortuous experience I suffered at their hands," said Mr Sabir. He added that he cannot forget "all those other innocent people like me who have suffered at the hands of the police but do not have the chance or means to vindicate their names". 

 The Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police agreed to pay the compensation for Mr Sabir's....

Sunday, September 11, 2011

A victim of America's wild west justice.

Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on Sep 11, 2011 - In the weeks following the 9/11 attacks, the FBI conducted a massive sweep of migrants living in the New York area - detaining hundreds of them. Many were Muslim and Arab - and were held for months in prison without charge. Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston met one man in Gaza, who spent years in a US jail.

Sunday, September 4, 2011

"Anti-semitic, its a trick we always use it"

Uploaded by stevenbennett100 on 26 Jun 2010 - Former Israeli Minister Shulamit Aloni. "Anti-semitic", "its a trick we always use it"