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  • Fox’s face of terror: Muslims voice concern over portrayal of terrorists on ‘24’

    01/17/2007 12:52:13 AM PST · by JohnSheppard · 83 replies · 2,244+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 01/16/2007 | Lauren Beckham Falcone
    The plot of the hit Fox drama “24” may make for exciting television, but Muslim groups fear their representation as terrorists does more than entertain - it vilifies an entire religious group. “I think that TV has quite an effect on how people think,” said Nadeem Mazen, past president of the MIT Muslim Association. “So much of what we hear on Muslims is hearsay - an expert opinion by people with a personal agenda and not necessarily motivated by truth. And then a show like this comes along that perpetuates the ‘them’ factor.” The plot of the sixth season of...
  • Australia's Plucky Blond Jihadi ('the Elizabeth Taylor of the jihad')

    08/09/2009 12:41:55 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 27 replies · 3,473+ views
    Asia Times ^ | Aug 8, 2009 | David Wilson
    BOOK REVIEW The Mother of Mohammed by Sally Neighbour Reviewed by David Wilson What drives a blonde Australian beach bunny to go on jihad? That extraordinary question serves as the premise for one of the most absorbing non-fiction titles to surface this year. The Mother of Mohammed (MUP) by Australian journalist Sally Neighbour, 48, digs into the background of the beach bunny in question, Rabiah - born Robyn - Hutchinson, with flair, wit and candor. This book pulls no punches. "She was a scrawny, pale-skinned runt, with a shock of frizzy white-blonde hair and an eye-patch she wore from the...