Saturday, August 28, 2010
Katrina HERO was Wrongly Labeled Terrorist & Imprisoned
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= = =TODAY'S DEMOCRACY NOW!:* EXCLUSIVE...Zeitoun: How a Hero in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina Was Arrested, Labeled a Terrorist and Imprisoned *Today, a personal story of a national tragedy. Five years ago, Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-born New Orleans building contractor, stayed in the city while his wife and children left to Baton Rouge. He paddled the flooded streets in his canoe and helped rescue many of his stranded neighbors. Days later, armed police and National Guardsmen arrested him and accused him of being a terrorist. He was held for nearly a month, most of which he was not allowed to call his wife, Kathy. Today, in a rare broadcast interview, Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun join us to tell their story, along with the man who chronicles it in the book Zeitoun,
Be sure to see Post just below for Concerns on US/Yemen Human Rights Abuses showing that not only is there Muslim profiling in the US but we use the same for interests beyond all humanity elsewhere.
Posted by CN at 7:33 AM