9781418410551

Silent Victims

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  • Copyright: 2004-06-30
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Table of Contents

Part I 1(25)
Leaders of Arab & Muslim-American groups condemn the horrifying attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11
1(1)
American Leaders Speak out Against Backlash in Wake of September 11 Tragedy
2(24)
Chapter I Arabs..go back home
14(6)
Or, where does hatred come from? By Aladdin Elaasar
14(6)
Chapter II "100 Years of anti-Arab and anti-Muslim stereotyping" By Aladdin Elaasar
20(6)
Media Stereotypes and Civil Rights*
20(1)
Jack Shaheen & the anatomy of Anti-Arab stereotypes: TV & Reel Bad Arabs
20(1)
"The Instant TV Arab Kit "
20(6)
Part II 26(32)
Profiles of distinguished Arab & Muslim Americans: By Aladdin Elaasar
26(1)
In Literature & Human Studies:
26(10)
Poet Naomi Shihab Nye & The Language of Life
26(2)
Poet Nathalie Handal and the "The Poetry of Arab Women"
28(1)
Elmaz Abinader: A one-woman-show about memories and identities
29(2)
Ahlam Shalhout: Rediscovering Stolen Dream
31(2)
Ray Hanania: First Arab-American Syndicated Columnist
33(2)
Nihad Dukhan: The dilemma of the sacred and the experimental
35(1)
In Medical Discovery:
36(2)
Dr. Michael DeBakey, an Arab American Heart surgeon pioneer
36(1)
Dr. Farouk El-Baz: The Man Behind Apollo
37(1)
In Politics & Community Activism:
38(20)
Her Majesty Queen Noor: Destined to be a queen
38(1)
Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham:
39(2)
Congressman Nick Joe Rahall, II: Keeper of the Flame, and Friend of the Earth
41(2)
Politics of Exclusion: James Zoghby and unifying Arab American Community
43(3)
Donna Shalala: Serving with a Big Heart
46(1)
Congresswoman Pat Danner: Fighting for Ordinary People
47(1)
The Late Dr. Hala Salaam Maksoud: Giving to the last moment
48(1)
Dr. Ziad J. Asali: ADC president: Championing the Arab-American Rights Cause
49(1)
Dr. Shibli Sawalha, GOP committeeman
50(2)
Imam Senad Agic: A Community and Spiritual Leader
52(1)
Professor Cherif Bassiouni: An International Legal Expert
53(1)
Human Rights versus War Crimes
53(2)
Dr. Seema Imam: Fighting Prejudice with Education!
55(1)
Dr. Sayyid Muhammad Syeed, Secretary General of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA)
56(2)
Part III: Appendices 58(1)
Appendix I WHITE PAPER: PRELIMINARY REPORT ON HATE CRIMES AGAINST ARABS AND MUSLIMS IN THE UNITED STATES 58(15)
By William J. Haddad Executive Director ARAB-AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION OF ILLINOIS, INC
58(15)
II. Arab/Muslim Americans in the United States of America
59(1)
III. The Extent of the Hate Crimes
60(7)
IV Government & Media Response to Backlash
67(1)
V. Overview of Government's Legal Duty to Act
68(2)
Recommendations:
69(1)
VI. Findings
70(1)
VII. Resolutions
71(1)
VIII. Conclusion
72(1)
Appendix II IMPACT OF THE SEPTEMBER 11TH ATTACKS ON THE FREEDOMS OF ARABS AND MUSLIMS 73(20)
1. The Backlash Against Arab-Americans and Muslim Citizens
74(2)
2. Workplace Discrimination
76(1)
3. Measures to Stop Hate Crimes and Discrimination
77(1)
4. Patriotism of Arab-Americans and Muslims in the United States
78(1)
5. Governmental Measures and Special Legislation affecting Arab-American and Muslim Citizens
79(11)
a. The Anti-Terrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996:
80(2)
b. The USA Patriot Act:
82(1)
c. Detentions of Non-Citizens:
83(1)
d. Detentions of U.S. Citizens:
84(1)
e. Ashcroft's "Citizen Camps":
85(2)
f Military Tribunals for Enemy Combatants:
87(1)
g. Racial/Ethnic Profiling and Discrimination:
88(2)
h. Freezing Assets:
90(1)
6. A Community "At-Risk"
90(1)
7. Conclusion
91(2)
Appendix III American Muslims: ONE YEAR AFTER 9-11 93(67)
By Council on American-Islamic Relations CAIR Research Center Dr. Mohamed Nimer, Director of Research
93(67)
Executive Summary
93(1)
Condemning attacks
93(1)
National Muslim leadership takes the lead
93(1)
Scholars and imams: Islam demands we stand for justice
93(1)
From national to local
93(1)
Supporting law enforcement
93(1)
National organizations urge support
93(1)
Average American Muslim supports anti-terror efforts
93(1)
Muslims join in the healing
93(1)
Muslims assist relief effort
93(1)
Together in mourning
93(1)
Honoring heroes
93(1)
Muslims reach out to fellow Americans
93(1)
Opening mosques to neighbors
93(1)
Education: getting to know one another
93(1)
Americans uphold tradition of tolerance
93(1)
Opinion polls: Americans not anti-Muslim
93(1)
Americans lend hands to their Muslim neighbors
93(1)
Minority and faith communities extend support
93(1)
Muslims targeted by extremism
93(1)
Anti-Muslim rhetoric
93(1)
Southern Baptist Convention
93(1)
Televangelist Pat Robertson
93(1)
Attorney General John Ashcroft
93(1)
Senator Gordon Smith
93(1)
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter
93(1)
Rep. C. Saxby Chambliss
93(1)
Free Congress Foundation President Paul Weyrich
93(1)
Franklin Graham
93(1)
Local churches
94(1)
Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean Marvin Hier
94(1)
Toward Tradition President Daniel Lapin
94(1)
Hate crimes wound a community
94(1)
Murders
94(1)
Attacks on mosques
94(1)
Attacks on Muslim women
94(1)
Bombs and arson attacks
94(1)
Physical assaults
94(1)
Workplace discrimination
94(1)
Government efforts on behalf of Muslims
94(1)
Law enforcement agencies battle hate
94(1)
Civil liberties: a victim of 9/11
94(1)
Civil liberty violations
94(1)
THE USA PATRIOT ACT OF 2001
94(1)
Detentions
94(1)
Security interviews
94(1)
Closing charities
94(1)
Raids on businesses
94(1)
Passenger profiling
94(1)
Guarding America's tradition of liberty
94(1)
Ethnic minorities
94(1)
The civil liberties coalition
94(1)
Congressional action
94(1)
Media promotion of tolerance
94(1)
Appendix
94(66)
CAIR Full Page Advertisement
94(1)
ISNA joins AMPCC in condemning terrorist attacks
94(1)
U.S. Muslim Scholars Condemn Attacks
94(1)
Scholars of Islam speak out against terrorism; clarify position of Islam
94(1)
Statement of California Muslim Organizations
94(1)
Muslim Religious figures condemn terrorism
94(1)
Participants in the National Day of Unity and Prayer
94(66)
APPENDIX IV Urban terrorism, homegrown violence and hate crimes: The enemy within 160(8)
CONYERS RENEWS CALL FOR PASSAGE OF HATE CRIMES LAW
160(8)
"New Figures on Muslim Bias Make Need for Passage Compelling"
160(1)
Hate Crimes Against Arabs Surge, FBI Finds
160(2)
Hate Crimes in the United States, 2001, FBI's Annual Report
162(1)
Hate Crime Statistics and Offenses, 2001
162(4)
Offenders
166(1)
Locations
166(2)
APPENDIX V "WE ARE NOT THE ENEMY" Hate Crimes Against Arabs, Muslims, and Those Perceived to be Arab or Muslim after September 168
Prepared by Amardeep Singh, Hate Crimes Researcher, U.S. Program of Human Rights Watch, New York City
168
I. SUMMARY
168(1)
II. RECOMMENDATIONS
168(1)
1 Policing
168(1)
2 Prosecution
168(1)
3 Bias Crime Tracking
168(1)
4 Affected Community
168(1)
III. U.S. LAW AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARDS
168(1)
1 Hate Crimes Legislation
168(1)
2 State and Local Agencies Responsible for Addressing Hate Crimes
168(1)
3 Federal Agencies Responsible for Addressing Hate Crimes
168(1)
4 International Law
168(1)
IV. A HISTORY OF BACKLASH ATTACKS AGAINST ARABS AND MUSLIMS IN AMERICA
169(1)
1 Middle East Tensions in the 1970s andl980s
169(1)
2 Persian Gulf War
169(1)
3 Oklahoma City Bombing and TWA Flight 800
169(1)
4 September 11: Expectations of Backlash Violence
169(1)
V. THE SEPTEMBER 11 BACKLASH
169(1)
1 Murder
169(1)
2 Assaults
169(1)
3 Place of Worship Attacks
169(1)
4 Arson
169(1)
VI. FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL HATE CRIME PREVENTION EFFORTS BEFORE AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 11
169(1)
1 Public Condemnation
169(1)
2 Mixed Messages
169(1)
3 Policing
169(1)
4 Backlash Planning
169(1)
5 Police Deployment
169(1)
6 Initial Classification of C 28
169(1)
7 Hate Crime Units and In 29
169(1)
8 Support for Hate Crimes Training
169(1)
9 Prosecution
169(1)
10 Publicizing Prosecutions
169(1)
11 Hate Crime Prosecutor
169(1)
12 Crimes with Mixed Motive
169(1)
13 Affected Community
169(1)
14 Relationship With Affected Communities Before September 11
169(1)
15 Outreach after September 11: Barriers to Trust
169(1)
16 Cultural Competency
169(1)
17 Language Barriers
169(1)
18 Community Liaisons
169(1)
19 Creation of Hotlines on Hate Crimes
169(1)
20 Bias Crime Tracking
169(1)
21 Federal Hate Crime Statistics
169(1)
22 City and State Hate Crime Tracking
169(1)
APPENDIX
170

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