Skip to comments.Occupy CAIR?: You wonít believe Islamic groupís ties to anti-Wall Street movement
Posted on 11/26/2011 7:22:38 AM PST by tutstar
The recent executive director of the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations South Florida chapter is a founder and spokesperson of Occupy Miami, KleinOnline has learned. Mohammad Malik currently serves as an activist with several other Islamic groups. He has led hate-filled anti-Israel protests in which participants were filmed wearing Hamas paraphernalia while chanting Nuke Israel and Go back to the oven a reference to Jews being killed in the Holocaust. Malik has been widely quoted in the Florida news media in recent weeks speaking for Occupy Miami. The Miami Herald identified Malik as one of the organizers of Occupy Miamis downtown campsite headquarters. Weve established that we can be here, Malik told the Herald, speaking as one of the first Occupy Miami organizers. People said we were stupid amateurs who dont know what were doing
But we did it. Weve survived and were growing. Last week, the Florida Independent reported Miami police had asked Occupy activists to temporarily leave their camp digs. The Independent quoted Malik, identified as protesting with the group since the beginning, as stating there were a lot of cops in the area, but protesters were trying to figure out the situation so that it doesnt escalate. The Independent previously quoted Malik as an unemployed Miami native who has worked with the ACLU and is the current spokesperson for Occupy Miami. In September 2010, Malik was appointed as the director of CAIRs South Florida chapter, covering the region of Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. In March 2010, Malik organized a CAIR dinner in Miami. The keynote speaker was Siraj Wahhaj, who was named as a possible co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. Wahhaj has also defended the convicted WTC bomb plotters and has urged the Islamic takeover of America.
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Aaron is Jewish and often broadcasts from TelAviv. I've heard interviews he's done with Hamas leaders and other terrorists. He is owning investigative reporting with many breaking stories and others will report on his items after he has broken the story. You don't want to miss his reports.
If you want to get the breaking scoop on OWS (Occupy Wall Street ) and other great stories there are several options available for you.
Please see also the info I placed in post 1 with links to more info from Aaron Klein.
Ping to another OWS story by AK,
I won’t ping to you any further ones if you don’t want me to.
Aaron has exposed some other incidents of antisemitism at the OWS camps. He had links to them on the exposeoccupy twitter account.
I’d really like to read his book Red Army. He went with copies of it to OWS in NY. He is a bold young man.
Thanks tutstar for the topic, and thanks bayouranger for the graphic.
Grover Norquist tells us that CAIR is a good group and Muslims are natural Republicans. For Norquist is an honourable man; so are they (CAIR, ISNA, the MSA) all, all honourable men.
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "AMERICAN ISLAMISTS AND IRANIAN PROPAGANDA" (SNIPPET: "Tune in to Press TV, the Iranian government's English-language broadcast outlet..." SNIPPET: "Watch long enough and you'll also see a parade of American Muslim activists, all lamenting their problems with government policies and decrying the plight of life here for Muslims. In the past 12 months, representatives of American Islamist groups have appeared on Press TV for interviews more than 35 times, the most recent example taking place Tuesday. Most of those included representatives of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), who appeared at least 29 times. Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) officials appeared at least six times.") (November 16, 2011)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "ACLU AND ISLAMISTS vs. THE FBI" (SNIPPET: "The FBI assessment was clear in its description of the radicalization process as being far more than mere innocent constitutionally protected religious and political activity, but rather, it noted such activities may be part of the process leading to the radicalization that results in jihadist terror. The ACLU letter, joined by several Islamist organizations including CAIR, MAS and ISNA, cherry picks elements from the assessment, takes them out of context and offers them for slanted criticism.") (October 12, 2011)
WASHINGTON POST.com (AP): McLean, VA - "U.S. CITIZEN BELIEVED TO BE ON NO-FLY LIST DETAINED IN BRITAIN FOLLOWING TRANS-ATLANTIC CRUISE" (SNIPPET: "Michael Migliore, a 23-year-old Muslim convert and dual citizen of the U.S. and Italy, had been trying unsuccessfully for months to fly to Italy to live with his mother." SNIPPET: "Gadeir Abbas, Migliore's lawyer with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, had challenged Migliore's placement on the no-fly list, saying he had been denied due process.") (September 12, 2011)
KOINlocal6.com (AP): McLean, VA - "ACQUAINTANCE QUESTIONED IN PIONEER SQUARE BOMB PLOT DETAINED IN GREAT BRITAIN" (SNIPPET: "An Oregon man who traveled by train and boat from the West Coast to England because of his apparent placement on the no-fly list has been detained in Great Britain." SNIPPET: "He believes he's on the list because he refused to cooperate with FBI agents who wanted to question him after an acquaintance was charged in a plot to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland.") (September 12, 2011)
Video uploaded by OfficialACLJ (FOX NEWS.com): "Ground Zero Mosque Organizers' Fundraising Deadline 9/10" (SNIPPET: "Jordan Sekulow appeared on Fox News to debate CAIR over the Ground Zero Mosque organizers' insensitive fundraising campaign set to culminate on September 10th - the day before the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.") (Added August 22, 2011)
Miami.CBSlocal.com: Fort Lauderdale, Florida - "Rep. West's Response to CAIR Letter: 'NUTS!'" -Reporting Gio Benitez (SNIPPET: "West has not fully explained his position, but in other letters to CAIR Florida, he has said he is neither anti-Islamic nor anti-Muslim. The line West wrote has historical significance. During World War II, General Anthony McAuliffe famously wrote a one-word letter to the Germans in response to a surrender ultimatum. The word used: "Nuts!"") (August 15, 2011)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - For The Record - The IPT Blog: "CAIR REP SPEAKS ON HAMAS TV" (SNIPPET: "It is not the first time a senior CAIR official appeared on hostile foreign media channels to criticize American policy and attitudes.") (August 5, 2011, 6:35 pm)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "CAIR LOSES IRS STATUS" (SNIPPET: "CAIR has 30 state chapters throughout the country, many of which have their own non-profit designations which remain active.") (June 22, 2011)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - For The Record - The IPT Blog: "REPORT: OIC USED CAIR TO ROUTE MONEY TO GEORGETOWN" (SNIPPET: "Georgetown University was set to receive $325,000 from the 57-nation Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), via a scheme that would have used the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) as a middleman, according to Patrick Poole at Pajamas Media. The intended purpose of the money was to promote a conference on Islamophobia, a form of racism that the OIC wants to see criminalized throughout the world.") (June 15, 2011, 6:17 pm)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "COMPELLING TESTIMONY, POLITICAL THEATER AT RADICALIZATION HEARING" (SNIPPET: "CAIR attracted its own attention during the testimony. King displayed a poster published on the group's San Francisco chapter website, first reported by the Investigative Project on Terrorism, which urged Muslims to "Build a Wall of Resistance. Don't Talk to the FBI." While CAIR officials later removed the poster and claimed it did not reflect the organization's policies...") (March 10, 2011)
JAMMIE WEARING FOOL - blog: "MOSQUE ARSONIST CAUGHT..." (SNIPPET: "Officials say a 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with setting fire to a Marietta mosque he had attended." SNIPPET: "...Tamsir Mendy was arrested...") (July 8, 2010)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "CAIR's Emerging News Network" (SNIPPET: "In three separate instances in less than a month, reporters working for national news organizations have written stories compatible with CAIR's agenda without acknowledging their personal histories with the group. In two of the three cases, the reporter had been a full-fledged CAIR employee. In the third, the reporter had received a CAIR scholarship while a student.") (May 17, 2010)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "CAIR's SHRILL ATTACK ON THE IPT" (SNIPPET: "So it was a little surprising to see a hastily assembled response to Wednesday's story, which called CAIR out for its paranoid response to the controversy surrounding RevolutionMuslim.com's threat to South Park producers Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Rather than simply condemn such intimidation outright, CAIR officials voiced concern that the threats might be some conspiratorial effort to make Muslims look bad.") (April 30, 2010)
WASHINGTON POST.com: "VIRGINIA DRIVER DENIES LICENSE PLATE HAD CODED RACIST MESSAGE" (SNIPPET: "Story says the numbers 14 and 88 on his plate were not references to a white power slogan or "Heil Hitler," as the Council on American-Islamic Relations theorized, but an homage to his favorite NASCAR drivers: Tony Stewart, who drives car No. 14, and Dale Earnhardt Jr., who drives No. 88. Story applied for the vanity plate in March 2009, shortly after Earnhardt changed his car number from 8 to 88 and Stewart changed his from 20 to 14.") (April 29, 2010)
ONE NEWS NOW.com: "TASK FORCE PULLS OUT OF PENTAGON PRAYER EVENT" by Allie Martin (SNIPPET: "Plans called for Graham to be part of an ecumenical service at the Pentagon during the National Day of Prayer event set for May 6, but after groups such as the Military Religious Freedom Foundation and the Council on American Islamic Relations complained about statements Graham had previously made about Islam, the Army announced it had withdrawn its request for the evangelist to speak.") (April 25, 2010, 5:00 am)
PRESS AND GUIDE.com: Deaborn, Michigan - "Islamic Groups Moving Forward On Their Own Probe of FBI Incident here" (SNIPPET: "The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it will conduct its own forensic investigation into the Oct. 28 shooting death of Imam Luqman Ameen Abdullah during an FBI raid on a Dearborn warehouse.") (March 26, 2010)
SFGATE.com (AP): Los Angeles, Ca - "GOP CONGRESSMAN ASKS LA SHERIFF ABOUT MUSLIM GROUP" (SNIPPET: "Indiana Rep. Mark Souder asked Baca why he attended fundraisers for the Council on American-Islamic Relations during a subcommittee hearing on local law enforcement and homeland security on Wednesday.") (March 17, 2010)
DANIEL PIPES.org (FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE.com): "CAIR ATTACKS THE FOREIGN POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE" by Daniel Pipes (SNIPPET: "The Council on American-Islamic Relations is up to its usual assault on the discussion of Islam. Its Philadelphia chapter is holding a press conference on March 17 at which it plans "to announce the launch of a nationwide campaign to challenge anti-Islam bias in a series of children's books that the Washington-based Muslim civil rights group says promote 'hostility toward Islam and suspicion of Muslims'.") (March 16, 2010)
WorldNetDaily.com: "JUDGE ORDERS DEPORTATION OF EX-CAIR BOARD MEMBER Rules Jordanian living in U.S. since 1993 lied on visa application about terror links" (SNIPPET: "Last fall, Sadoun was issued an order to appear in immigration court on charges he violated immigration laws and omitted critical information on his application for an visa in 1993, officials told the Dallas Morning News. The government alleged Sadoun had failed to disclose involvement with Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, both of which have been designated terrorist organizations.") (February 20, 2010, 7:40 pm)
THE TIMES OF INDIA: Washington - "MUSLIM-AMERICAN BODY ISSUES FATWA AGAINST AIRPORT BODY SCANNERS" (SNIPPET: "The Figh Council of North America issued the religious ruling this week..." SNIPPET: "The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says it endorses the fatwa.") (IANS, February 12, 2010, 12:47 pm IST)
ONE NEWS NOW.com: "TASK FORCE TO HEAR ABOUT POSSIBLE 'HATE INCIDENTS' BY LOCAL OFFICIALS" by Jody Brown (SNIPPET: "Speaking to a group of Christian ministers on January 27, Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris stated: "We are growing Christian community -- and don't let anybody shy away from that." And Councilwoman Sherry Marquez has been criticized for posting biblical references on her Facebook...") (February 5, 2010, 3:20 pm)
ONE NEWS NOW.com: "GRAHAM SPEAKS TRUTH ABOUT ISLAM" by Chad Groening (SNIPPET: "A messianic Jewish leader is pleased that evangelist Franklin Graham continues to tell the truth about Islam and won't buckle to the demands of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR).") (December 17, 2009)
HUMAN EVENTS.com: "CAIR TRIES TO PLANT MUSLIM INTERNS ON KEY HILL STAFFS" by Jed Babbin (SNIPPET: "The CAIR memo says, in part: "We will focus on influencing congressmen responsible for policy that directly impacts the American Muslim community. (For example, the judiciary, intelligence, and homeland security committees.) We will develop national initiatives such as a lobby day and placing Muslim interns in Congressional offices."") (October 14, 2009)
FOX NEWS.com: "GOP LAWMAKERS ACCUSE MUSLIM ADVOCACY GROUP CAIR OF PLANTING SPIES ON CAPITOL HILL Four congressmen are asking for an investigation into the Council on American Islamic Relations after discovering an internal memo noting the group's strategy." (October 14, 2009)
CAIR.com: "An Open Letter to President Obama and the Muslim World" (SNIPPET: "Unfortunately, today it is quite common to see and hear the faith of Islam denigrated in newspaper columns, on talk radio and in religious sermons nationwide.") (May 29, 2009) (pdf)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "HLF FOUNDERS SENTENCED TO LONG PRISON TERMS" (SNIPPET: "The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a Palestine Committee legacy. Last year, the FBI decided to cut off communication with CAIR due to concerns about the evidence showing the organization's Hamas roots. "Nevertheless, until we can resolve whether there continues to be a connection between CAIR or its executives and HAMAS, the FBI does not view CAIR as an appropriate liaison partner," wrote Richard C. Powers, an assistant director in the FBI's office of Congressional Affairs, last month.") (May 27, 2009)
Dallas.FBI.gov - DOJ Press Release: Washington - "FEDERAL JUDGE HANDS DOWN SENTENCES IN HOLY LAND FOUNDATION CASE Holy Land Foundation and Leaders Convicted on Providing Material Support to Hamas Terrorist Organization" (May 27, 2009)
SEATTLE TIMES.com: "MUSLIMS CRITICIZE PRODUCERS OF SEATTLE TRAINING PROGRAM" (SNIPPET: ""The center has an anti-Muslim agenda, to be frank," contends Arsalan Bukhari, president of the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.") (Originally published May 25, 2009, 12:00 am)
LittleGreenFootballs.com - blog (JAPAN TODAY.com): "CAIR HITCHES RIDE ON JAPANESE INTERNMENT DEMONSTRATION" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The program, titled "Continuing the Legacy," particularly emphasized the striking correlation between historical injustices done to Japanese-Americans and the religious and racial persecution facing Muslim-Americans post-Sept 11. Representatives from the Council on American-Islamic Relations and more than 100 members of the Islamic community came to learn about the Japanese-American experience, show support, and strengthen ties between the two communities.") (May 16, 2008)
AIRPORT BUSINESS.com (AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION) (LexisNexis): "JFK SECURITY ACCUSED OF RACIAL PROFILING" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The allegations were reportedly made at a news conference held on 23 August, at which Dennis Parker of the American Civil Liberties Union stated that the price for racial profiling is too high to pay. The news conference was convened by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and was aimed at highlighting the case of an Iraqi-born US family, Reuters reported.") (Updated August 25, 2006)
JIHAD WATCH.org (AP): "CAIR, ACLU SUE TO STOP DOMESTIC SPYING PROGRAM" (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "The Detroit suit, which also names the NSA, was filed by the ACLU, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greenpeace and several individuals.") (January 17, 2006)
CNS NEWS.com: "ISLAMIC GROUP CALLS FOR USE OF KORAN TO TAKE OATH" by Melanie Hunter (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "An Islamic civil rights and advocacy group is calling on North Carolina judges to allow people to use the Koran when taking an oath, saying the use of the Bible exclusively represents "an inappropriate state endorsement of religion." The request by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) comes after Guilford County judges said they would not allow use of Korans in their courtrooms.") (June 21, 2005)
CNS NEWS.com: "FREE KORANS FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE" by Susan Jones (ARTICLE SNIPPET: "Over the weekend, CAIR held a conference in the Washington area on the causes and remedies of "Islamophobia and anti-Americanism."") (May 17, 2005)
Illinois State Governments Muslim Brotherhood Love Affair
Posted By Ryan Mauro On November 28, 2011 @ 12:38 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage
The Muslim Brotherhoods stated objective in the U.S. is to wage a grand jihad in eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within and sabotaging its miserable house. This is done through thinly-disguised front organizations with credentials as moderates that can win the affection of the media and officials. These fronts relationship with the government of the state of Illinois is a perfect example of this strategys success.
On August 30, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced who would serve on his newly-created Muslim American Advisory Council. Among those chosen were Ahmed Rehab and Safaa Zarzour. The former is the National Strategic Communications Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Executive-Director of its Chicago chapter. The latter is the secretary-general of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and is the chairman of CAIR-Chicagos board. ISNA is listed in the Brotherhoods own documents as one of our organizations and the organizations of our friends.
Both CAIR and ISNA are Muslim Brotherhood fronts and are listed by the federal government as unindicted co-conspirators in the trial of the Holy Land Foundation, which was shut down for financing Hamas. CAIRs founders belonged to the Islamic Association for Palestine, which was also shut down as a front for Hamas. The two organizations went to court to get their designations lifted, but a judge determined that the government provided ample evidence connecting them to Hamas to justify the labels.
I just posted this earlier.