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Happy Veterans’ Day to All who Fought for the Preservation of Freedom and Justice

November 11, 2013

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Both my son and my daughter are US Navy veterans.   Veterans from my father’s family fought against the Nazis in Northern Africa as part of the British Army.  The veterans from this country liberated us from Hitler and Nazi hegemony, freed this country from the British, chased down Al Qaeda and neutralized it, and […]

Philippines Humanitarian Aid Urgently Needed

November 11, 2013

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Some 10,000 people are feared dead after a massive storm swept over the Philippines leaving nothing but destruction in its wake. On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan’s 150 mph winds drove huge waves ashore, crashing into villages and towns, flattening buildings and ripping families apart. The storm is one of the strongest on record. The […]

Extraordinary Courage: Policewoman gives chase after being shot in the face

November 2, 2013

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NBC: Texas police officer Ann Carrizales took two bullets at point-blank range — including one to the face — during an early morning traffic stop last Saturday. Yet she still went after the bad guys.… [Read more…] Carrizales pulled over a car in Stafford, Texas, just outside Houston, around 3 a.m. She said her instincts told […]

Turkey breaks another taboo by including headscarf wearing women as deputies in Parliament

October 31, 2013

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Today’s Zaman 31 October 2013 / TODAYSZAMAN.COM WITH REUTERS, İSTANBUL Amid fears that tension in Parliament would rise over several Justice and Development Party (AK Party) deputies wearing headscarves while attending parliamentary sessions, four headscarved deputies walked into Parliament on Thursday and faced no words of protest or anger from opposition parties, marking the end […]

Migrant Servant Abuse and Exploitation in Saudi Arabia

October 31, 2013

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Note from Rafik Beekun: Where do these “Muslims”  learn their Islam from? Islam does not tolerate such behavior towards one’s servants. Abu Hurairah (R.A.) relates that he heard the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) say “Whoever beats the… [Read more…] servant unjustly, revenge will be taken from him on the Day of Judgment.“ CNN; In the amateur video, […]

Honoring a True Hero: Slain Nevada teacher, Michael Landsberry, ‘put his life on the line’

October 22, 2013

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  Note from Professor Beekun:  Thank you for your service to our country and to the children under your care.  You made the ultimate sacrifice to protect them from the shooter with a gun, and will never be forgotten.  God Bless, and rest in peace, Mr. Michael Landsberry. CNN The Nevada teacher credited with shielding […]

Mark of shame on Muslim Countries and on the World: The Continued Existence of Slavery

October 21, 2013

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What is modern slavery. According to the Walk Free Foundation, “In 2013, modern slavery takes many forms, and is known by many names: slavery, forced labour or human trafficking. ‘Slavery’ refers to the condition of treating another person as if they were property – something to be bought, sold, traded or even destroyed. ‘Forced labour’ […]

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