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A Prisoner of Conscience in the USA

Feb. 9, 2007 LE MONDE diplomatique A Prisoner of Conscience in the USA DOCUMENTARY: Norwegian documentary film can also claim to depict political issues that are of global significance. In the film USA versus Al-Arian, we see the jury found Al-Arian not guilty on all counts…and the judge hand down […]

Nahla Al-Arian on Norway’s Most-Watched Talk Show
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Nahla Al-Arian on Norway’s Most-Watched Talk Show

Nahla Al-Arian on Norway’s Most-Watched Talk Show TAMPA- During the week of February 19, the Al-Arian family traveled to Norway to attend the theatrical premiere of the critically-acclaimed documentary “USA vs Al-Arian”. They were very well received in many places, including the Nobel Peace Center and the Norwegian Parliament. Nahla […]

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Dr. Al-Arian’s Statement to the Nobel Peace Center

During the week of February 18, Dr. Sami Al-Arian’s family visited Oslo, Norway to attend the premiere of “USA vs. Al-Arian,” a critically-acclaimed documentary about Dr. Al-Arian’s case. On the second night of the week-long trip, Amnesty International-Norway held a special screening of the film, followed by a reception at […]

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Summary: The Case of Sami Al-Arian

Background: Dr. Sami Al-Arian, whose Palestinian parents were forcibly exiled from their homeland in 1948, immigrated to the United States at the age of 17 to pursue higher education. Al-Arian, 50, was a tenured professor of computer science at the University of South Florida until after 9/11, when the school’s administration, at the behest of then-Governor Jeb Bush, attempted to fire him for his outspoken views, work for Palestine, and activism for civil liberties. (For more information on Dr. Al-Arian’s life before his arrest and imprisonment, please click here)

Statement from Dr. Al-Arian to Supporters
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Statement from Dr. Al-Arian to Supporters

Expresses gratitude for support; “Freedom restores dignity and humanity” Northern Virginia – September 9, 2008 – Dr. Sami Al-Arian has given his first public statement since being released on bond, thanking his supporters for everything they have done, and calling on them to keep bearing witness to justice all over […]