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Shows featuring Laila Al Arian

  • Exclusive: Deported Palestinian Scholar Sami Al-Arian on His Chilling Post-9/11 Prosecution Sami-al-arian-trial-1
    Days after his deportation from the United States, the Palestinian activist and professor Sami Al-Arian discusses the end of his ordeal as the target of one of the most controversial prosecutions of the post-9/11 era. Sami was accused of ties to a militant group, but a Florida jury failed to return a single guilty verdict on...
    February 06, 2015 | Story
  • Shooting the Messenger: Egyptian Journalist Shot Dead by Sniper While Covering Cairo Protests 0208slain_journalist
    The only journalist known to have been killed during the Egyptian uprising was honored Monday in Cairo. Ahmed Mohamed Mahmoud was a reporter for the state-owned newspaper Al Ta’awun. He was shot on January 28 when he tried to use his phone to film riot police as they fired tear gas canisters at protesters. He spent a...
    February 08, 2011 | Story
  • Sami Al-Arian Released After 5.5 Years in Prison Alarianreleaseweb
    After more than five-and-a-half years behind bars, Palestinian professor and activist, Sami Al-Arian, has been released from prison. Immigration authorities released him on bail on Tuesday after they failed to explain his continued detention pending a trial for refusing to testify before a grand jury about a cluster of Muslim organizations in northern Virginia. But while he is out of prison,...
    September 03, 2008 | Story
  • Chris Hedges and Laila Al-Arian on "Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians" Collateraldamageweb
    In their new book, journalists Chris Hedges and Laila Al-Arian bring us the voices of fifty American combat veterans of the Iraq War and their understanding of the US occupation and why Iraqis are so opposed to it. [includes rush transcript]
    June 10, 2008 | Story
  • Al-Arian Enters 19th Day of Hunger Strike in Protest of "Government Harassment" Temp-image_1_7
    Jailed Palestinian Professor Sami Al-Arian has entered the nineteenth day of a hunger strike to protest what he calls continued government harassment. He was brought before a third grand jury Thursday, but did not testify. We speak with Al-Arian’s eldest daughter, Laila, and his local counsel in Virginia, Will Olson. [includes rush transcript]
    March 21, 2008 | Story
  • The Other War: Iraq Veterans Speak Out on Shocking Accounts of Attacks on Iraqi Civilians Laila_al_arian
    The Nation magazine has published a startling new exposé of 50 American combat veterans of the Iraq War who give vivid on-the-record accounts of the U.S. military occupation in Iraq and describe a brutal side of the war rarely seen on television screens or chronicled in newspaper accounts. The investigation marks the first time so many on-the-record, named eyewitnesses from within the U.S....
    July 12, 2007 | Story
  • Daughter of Sami Al-Arian Says Family "Devastated" by Father’s Continued Imprisonment, Blasts Media Coverage Alarian
    The case of Palestinian professor and activist Sami Al-Arian took another turn this week when a federal judge in Florida sentenced him to another year and a half in prison. We speak with his daughter, Laila Al-Arian, his attorney, Linda Moreno and journalist John Sugg who has been closely following the case. [includes rush transcript]
    May 03, 2006 | Story
  • Jury Acquits Jailed Palestinian Professor of Several Charges in Major Blow to Bush Administration Alarian
    A federal jury on Tuesday failed to return a single guilty verdict on any of the 51 criminal counts against former Florida professor, Sami Al-Arian and three co-defendants accused of helping to lead a Palestinian terrorist group. He remains in jail. We speak with his daughter and a journalist who has closely followed the case. [includes rush transcript]
    December 07, 2005 | Story
  • THE MAYHEM INDEX .
    The Mayhem Index is a look at local TV newscasts. Amy is joined by a discussion about what’s on local TV with guest Paul Klite, from the Rocky Mountain Media Watch.
    May 21, 1997 | Story