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They languish in America's gulag. It's the world's largest by far. It operates globally. It's a prison industrial complex. It spurns equity and justice.
It's the shame of the nation. Mass incarceration is policy. It has nothing to do with national security or controlling crime.
Muslims and others targeted are victimized by judicial unfairness, get tough on crime policies, guilt by accusation, three strikes and you're out, racist drug laws, poverty, social justice advocacy, challenging repressive state policies, and praying to the wrong God.
Muslims are public enemy number one. They're spied on covertly. They're stereotypically vilified and targeted. They're exploited as war on terror scapegoats.
Media scoundrels hype fear and hate. They regurgitate spurious allegations. They influence public opinion. The same pattern repeats. Hundreds of innocent victims are harmed.
Younas Abdullah Muhammad is one of the best and brightest. He was arrested on bogus charges. He was pressured to accept plea bargain terms.
They're sought or accepted for lesser sentences. Innocent victims take them. They know the alternative against hardball prosecutorial malfeasance.
Secret evidence unavailable to counsel is used. Juries are intimidated to convict. Long sentences are imposed. Some involve supermax confinement.
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