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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 · 85 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...
  • CAIR Files FOIA Request on Secret Wiretaps

    12/23/2005 12:44:44 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 37 replies · 1,299+ views
    CAIR ^ | December 22, 2005
    In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CAIR FILES FOIA REQUEST ON SECRET WIRETAPS Request seeks legal basis for President Bush’s orders, list of those targeted A prominent national Islamic civil rights and advocacy group today announced the filing of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for all government records relating to President Bush’s post-9/11 executive orders authorizing electronic surveillance of Americans and others in the United States without first obtaining court approval, as required by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). Media reports indicate that in some cases, the secret surveillance program intercepted...
  • "24" is Fake; 9/11 was Real - (Wildfire Politics)

    01/09/2005 9:19:30 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 12 replies · 425+ views
    WILDFIRE POLITICS,COM ^ | JANUARY 6, 2005 | MATTHEW HOLMES
    Despite their objections to Christianity, it looks like several Muslim groups have joined liberals in the Christmas spirit of being offended by stupid things. Apparently, they are upset because the new season of the Fox drama "24" depicts a Muslim character as (gasp!) a terrorist. The Council on American-Islamic Relations plans to bring their concerns about the program to Fox. According to spokeswoman Rabiah Ahmed, "They are taking everyday American Muslim families and making them suspects. They're making it seem like families are co-conspirators in this terrorist plot." One of the villains is described as a "Walkman-toting, bubble-gum-chewing teenager who...