Abu, as he is affectionately called, was the closest friend and father-in-law of Muhammad Hussain – the 21-year-old Muslim convert picked up last month in an FBI sting operation in Catonsville Maryland. At an arraignment on January 7th, Hussain pleaded not guilty. It is expected his defense will cite entrapment, a claim that has not held up in court for any of the dozens of other similar recent terror cases.
David Swanson is co-founder of WarIsACrime.org, and was instrumental in exposing the Downing Street Minutes. He is also the author of "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union."
David will be discussing and signing the book, and will be joined by Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantanamo Files,” Debra Sweet, and Cindy Sheehan, at the JHU Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 3300 St. Paul Street in Baltimore, at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 10th.
On October 27, 2006, Brad Will stood on Juarez Avenue in the municipality of Santa Lucia del Camino, Oaxaca, Mexico. He was filming a violent clash between armed, civilian-clad municipal police and officials and members of the Oaxaca Peoples’ Popular Assembly, or APPO.