Modal close

Hi there,

You turn to Democracy Now! for ad-free daily news you can trust. Maybe you come for our daily headlines, or our in-depth stories that expose corporate and government abuses of power. You need news that isn't being paid for by campaigns or corporations. We produce our daily news hour at a fraction of the budget of a commercial news operation—all without ads, government funding or corporate sponsorship. How? This model of news depends on your support. Right now, every new monthly sustaining donation to Democracy Now! will be tripled by a generous supporter. That means if you can give just $4 a month, Democracy Now! gets $12 today.  Pretty amazing right? If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, start your monthly contribution today. Thanks so much. -Amy Goodman

Non-commercial news needs your support.

We rely on contributions from you, our viewers and listeners to do our work. If you visit us daily or weekly or even just once a month, now is a great time to make your monthly contribution.

Please do your part today.

Donate

Terrorism in the USA

Default content image
Listen
Media Options
Listen

Sam Husseini from the Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) discusses the impact on basic rights after the introduction of anti-terrorism legislation which he believes is unconstitutional. He discusses the media bias in reporting that mideast terrorist were involved in the Oklahoma city bombing. Sam Husseini wrote and article in the Washington Post: Profile in Unfairness: In the Shadow of Tragedy.He writes about how the airlines are ethnically profiling people while the media ignores the discrimination Laura Vidal explains how EL AL Israel Airlines prevented her from flying to Israel because she was deemed as a security threat.
Sam Husseini also wrote about Imad Hamad who is threatened with deportation proceeding. The INS claimed he was a member of the Popular Liberation Front of Palestine (PFLP). His lawyer Noel Salah from the American Civil Liberties Union in Michigan, explains the accusation of membership with the PFLP was dismissed in a previous court case and therefore not relevent to his application for permanent residency. Imad Hamad continues to fight for his right to stay in the USA.

Segment Subjects: Sam Husseini; FAIR; ACLU; Imad Hamad

Related Story

Video squareStorySep 18, 2018Intercept Report Reveals Senate Ignored Federal Court Employees Willing to Testify Against Kavanaugh
The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Up arrowTop