Other News

Latest News

The Verdict’s Ten Year Anniversary

Dear Friends, Today, December 6, 2015, marks the ten year anniversary of the jury’s verdict in my six-month trial. It was an emotional and blessed day in the life of Al-Arian family and the families of my co-defendants, Sameeh Hammoudeh, Hatem Fariz, and Ghassan Ballut. [That day was captured in […]

2014

STATEMENT FROM AL-ARIAN FAMILY

June 27, 2014 We are glad that the government has finally decided to drop the charges against Sami Al-Arian. It has been a long and difficult 11 years for our family in what has ultimately been shown to be a political case. We are relieved that this ordeal finally appears […]

5 years later, Fla.-Va. case in limbo
2014

5 years later, Fla.-Va. case in limbo

Associated Press Link: Fla-Ca Case in Limbo 5 years later, Fla.-Va. terrorism case in limbo   By MATTHEW BARAKA   Thursday, May 15, 2014     ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — For five years, a federal judge upset with the prosecution of a Florida professor once accused of being a leading […]

Silencing Palestinian Americans
Latest News

Silencing Palestinian Americans

Mother Jones By: Victoria Brittain June 10, 2013 Just as the Bush administration found the Geneva Conventions “quaint” and ignored them, so the principle of “innocent until proven guilty,” a part of Western civilization since Roman times, has all but disappeared for Muslims who face accusations of “material support” for […]

The Other Guantanamo Bay
2013

The Other Guantanamo Bay

Mother Jones June 10, 2013 By Victoria Brittain Due to a 2010 Supreme Court ruling, American Muslims are being pre-convicted and pre-punished on US soil. Dr. Sami Al-Arian, accused of being a leader of Palestinian Islamic Jihad, has been in legal limbo for years. A four-month hunger strike, mass force-feedings, […]