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Muslim Charity Principals Denied Justice - by Stephen Lendman

Washington criminalized Muslim charity aid.

On January 25, 1995, Bill Clinton issued Executive Order 12947 - Prohibiting Transactions With Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process. 

The same year, Hamas was declared a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). It's still one today, so any individual or group charged with providing it material support (true or false) is prosecuted unjustly. 

On December 4, 2001, the Treasury Department declared the Holy Land Foundation a terrorist group, froze its assets, and falsely claimed it was used to funnel millions of dollars to Hamas.

Truth and justice are endangered in America. During Bush's eight years, their legitimacy and importance were targeted. Under Obama, they're on the chopping block for elimination to advance Washington's global imperium  unchallenged.

Until shut down, the HLF was America's largest Muslim charity. Founded in 1989 in Culver City, CA, it shifted operations to Richardson, TX. It provides vital relief to Palestinian refugees in Occupied Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan as well as aid for needy recipients in Bosnia, Albania, Chechnya, Turkey and America. 

With an annual budget of about $14 million, it "provided continuous volunteering and services in the Dallas-Fort Worth area."

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Its major activities included:


  • financial aid to needy and impoverished families;

  • a sponsorship program for orphaned children;

  • various social services;

  • educational services;

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  • medical and other emergency work; and

  • community development, including help to rebuild Palestinian homes Israel destroyed lawlessly in violation of international law.

In its own words, it said:

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