The Deen Show – Muslim Professor Thrown into a Dungeon in Jerusalem after being a Defender of Jewish rights

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So people can go research this, on their

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own. Saladin Ayubik, the conqueror of Jerusalem,

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also known as Saladin. So I I'm actually

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a human rights professor who starts almost all

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my human rights courses depicting

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images and stories of the holocaust. Jews also

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who are praising you for the work you're

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doing,

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speaking out against the, injustices.

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And we speak about the injustice of the

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holocaust and injustices such as antisemitism

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as no different as injustices of Islamophobia encountered

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here in America. For centuries under Islamic rule,

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Jerusalem was a place of freedom,

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a freedom of worship.

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Going to,

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Jerusalem,

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and next thing you know, you guys are

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in a dungeon somewhere.

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Absolutely. So And they also helped to preserve

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peace in the Middle East for many years.

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Before I get into the future,

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current day, I'm gonna just remind you that

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there was a point in time in history

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where a Christian,

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Jewish, Muslim,

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under Muslim rule, you can go to Jerusalem

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and not have to get worried about

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taking a trip and then getting thrown into

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a dungeon

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and having your property

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taken away unjustly.

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Like what we are going to be talking

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about

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here, it is just incredible, it is mind

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blowing, you have a professor of human rights

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and his research assistant

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there here on the Dean Show, to relay

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them visiting this city

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when ruled by Muslims.

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You had justice established,

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you had the three

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religions living there in a relative peace. And

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you didn't have things like this, what we

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are going to be talking about, happening

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with my next two guests here on The

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Dean

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Show.

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Life of a traveler,

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experiences from different lands,

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conversations with a brother. We love all the

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prophets. The first command was called to the

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way of your lord with wisdom. Giving us

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stories down inspire you. In India. In India.

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That's motivation when you're feeling low.

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Speak your heart and let the world know.

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Bro, this is the Dean's show.

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Discussions are what's really real.

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Look at our Lord Hills. Seeing transitions from

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another life. Like, look at our Lord

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from another life. Like,

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look at our Laar guides

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from the streets to Islam.

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Reformed,

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letting known habits go,

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inspiration from around the globe.

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Bro, this is the Dean show.

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Professor Hassan Khaled

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is a research assistant.

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How are you? Assalamu alaikum. My pleasure to

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be here, dear brother. Thank you, for having,

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the time coming on to share your story.

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Now I opened it up talking about, is

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this true? There was a time in history

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when you can go to Jerusalem,

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be it the Christian,

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Jew, and you didn't have all this chaos

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that's happening, all the oppression.

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Is this confirmed history? Absolutely. For centuries, under

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Islamic rule, Jerusalem was a place of freedom,

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a freedom of worship,

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Jews, Christians, Muslims living side by side.

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And now, the experience is quite different.

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Just going to the Al Aqsa Masjid

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is a huge hardship,

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truly a different world. Okay. So people can

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go research this, on their own. Saladin Ayubibi,

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the conqueror of Jerusalem, also known as Saladin.

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He is best known for his role in

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the 3rd crusade when he led the Muslim

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forces to victory over the crusaders

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and recaptured Jerusalem in 11/87.

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And they also helped to preserve peace in

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the Middle East for many years. That's not

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gonna be, really what we're gonna be talking

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about, but I opened that up because now

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it's one thing us talking about people getting

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detained, imprisoned, oppressed, and tortured,

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but you guys are 2 living, live examples.

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You got a Canadian citizen, American citizen

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going to,

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Jerusalem,

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and next thing you know,

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you guys are in a dungeon somewhere.

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Absolutely. So, yeah, we were Can we can

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we describe it as a dungeon? Absolutely. It

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was that's an exact

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description in one word of the experience that

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we endured.

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Mhmm. Absolutely. Okay. I mean, were you guys

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doing something illegal? I mean, why are you

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guys in the dungeon?

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So we we we were conducting research on

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the occupation. We were,

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embedded with youth activists that we encountered at

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Aqsa Masjid. I was there for the year,

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my research assistant by my side.

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And the thing that we did

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that was,

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of great concern to Israeli forces

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was that we called out for the liberation

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of Palestine.

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We put it on video. We were organizing

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youth to engage in peaceful protest to undo

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the occupation. Violent. Absolutely. Pure. Peaceful.

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Following the tradition of those who, spoke out

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at Tahrir Square in 2011,

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who came out en masse and spent days

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protesting

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the autocracy in Egypt. What was there? There

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there was something similar. It was, at the

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fence at the border. This was years

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ago. And you had,

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doctors, you had people in wheelchairs, you had,

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I mean, just everyone coming out. What was

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that called? It was called, there was another

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name. It was a protest that happened by

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the by the border, by the fence,

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and then they were getting shot. Yes. Yeah.

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In Gaza, they were being sniped and being

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attacked, and, they were speaking out. This is

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a peaceful peaceful protest. And many people were

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killed.

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Many of the officers at the border,

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killed and and made. The name of it?

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I don't I don't recall the the name

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of the protest.

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But yeah. And it was very, very well

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covered in

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in Gaza. Absolutely.

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And many, many protests just like that protest

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has, have been completely stifled

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and squelched,

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by authorities. One of the things they're extremely

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worried about is their it's,

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one of the more it's

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one of the more fundamental priorities of security

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forces

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to make sure that Palestinians are not treated

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with sympathy

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in global media. What was was it your

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first time there visiting?

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It was my second time visiting. It was

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brother Khaled's first time. It was my first

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time visiting. So how was day to day

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life? When you get there,

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as soon as you get there, what's the

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feeling on the ground experience that you had

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just before you get thrown in a dungeon?

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What was it like? Well, actually, it was,

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to me, it was an incredible experience. There's

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obviously the first

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moments where you come in

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and you're just,

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you know, the the the star filled,

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glory of Jerusalem, you know, it just is

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such a comforting experience praying in Aqsa and

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feeling that peaceful moment after praying turakas.

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It is just

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priceless.

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And,

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even though you begin afterwards

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to start to see

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the frightful torture of a people who are

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just trying to live but their dreams are

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being squashed

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day after day. And so you see the

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forces, the checkpoints,

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the I mean, just trying to go to

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Jerusalem, we were in a car with, one

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of our friends

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and they just stopped the car and they

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didn't like

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how we how we looked, I guess. They

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just ripped me out from the back seat

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and started beating me up.

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And that's definitely not an experience I've had.

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Hold on. Hold on. So,

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repeat that. This is like some people didn't

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get it. I mean, hold on. Why would

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someone okay. You're driving, minding your own business.

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Yes. You weren't breaking any laws, were you?

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Absolutely not. Speeding? Even if you're speeding? No.

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No. Actually we're in traffic. And so we're

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just all in the yeah. Is this just

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random?

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Well,

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I mean, it's presented as though it might

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be random, but obviously it's not. There's constant

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ethnic profiling

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of, of Arabs and Palestinians.

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And, you know, we're dressed in in in

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ways that are easily identifiable as Muslims.

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And so

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this particular woman who is, you know It's

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a woman. Yeah. She identified us, asked us,

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questions,

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and then she called

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Israeli forces to come to the site. So

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she didn't do it herself. Then the men

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came, they spotted us and and,

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they ripped me out of the back seat

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where I was seated

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and behind or between 2 cars in the

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parking lot. Mhmm. They beat me, pushed me

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down to the ground in a humiliating fashion

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and,

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completely searched the car inside out.

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Afterwards, releasing us back into the car. Nothing.

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No charges.

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And we were back in the car within,

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you know, some 20 minutes.

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And and you and Imran were just waiting

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as they were beating me

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between the cars. Yeah. They also got me

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out of car as well, and they'd bashed

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me towards another car. And I raised my

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hand like this, and I stayed until they

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got done with doctor Hassan.

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Mhmm. Was a little treat

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Wow. By then. And these things happen a

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great deal, like even in Al Aqsa,

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We on one of those days like the

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where,

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there are occupiers who enter

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the the enclave of the Masjid,

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I was I was beaten as we were

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protesting with other Palestinians within the Masjid because

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constantly there are there are occupiers who enter

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the Masjid sometimes on a daily basis and

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huge numbers on religious Jewish religious policies. Happening.

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What are you doing? What do you what

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are you saying? What do you

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what do you do? We we what we

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do is we just congregate together as the

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forces

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escort these occupiers through the Al Aqsa Masjid

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and we declare and praise Allah Subhanahu Wa

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Ta'ala.

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We we ask we also might shout leave,

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This is not your land or this is

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not your mosque. When they pull you out

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of the car and now the

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they're beating you. What are you saying? Like,

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you have no idea why they're doing this.

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What do you do? What are you saying?

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What do you I I I It's going

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through your head. I'm I'm praying to Allah

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Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala. I'm praying to God. And

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I'm asking Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta'ala for support.

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I'm also questioning them. I'm telling them that

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this is truly unjust.

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What you're doing here is exactly

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why this occupation is completely unjust and I

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tried to engage in a conversation

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with the police. They one they brought one

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guy

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who speaks Arabic

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and he said

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like, shut up.

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They just couldn't tolerate hearing me repeatedly point

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out what are we doing. This is completely

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unjust.

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And so all we have You're pretty much

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yelling in injustice.

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Exactly. Exactly.

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And and you could see that it's aggravating.

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The human being

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for some reason, our conscience

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still is gnawing at us that even the

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biggest oppressors

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can't withstand

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hearing from someone who clearly is being oppressed

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the word that they are the oppressor.

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Yeah.

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So this this was also an extraordinary finding

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for us in our research that

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that speaking out

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doesn't just help

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other people to

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to to sort of garner sympathy

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for those who are oppressed. It's also for

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the oppressor to know that we see them

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as a source of our oppression and that

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they're occupiers. They don't perceive themselves as occupiers.

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They could perceive themselves as on the side

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of justice that they are victims

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who then destroy the lives of Palestinians including

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ourselves for doing no nothing.

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Just being in our car and being singled

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out because of how we look or the

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way in

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which we pray and worship. Mhmm. Now the

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mayor how would you answer this? Have you,

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with your students, your professor,

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university?

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You probably have some Jewish students.

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Some people now,

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they fall for the programming saying that, okay.

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And how do you address this?

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That okay,

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you guys wanna eliminate Jews. You hate Jews.

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You're antisemitic,

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etcetera etcetera. I mean, what do you say

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to that? So I I'm actually a human

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rights professor who starts almost all my human

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rights courses depicting images and stories of the

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Holocaust.

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Human rights history can be recounted as beginning

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with the holocaust in which millions of people

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were killed for no reason but for their

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religious belief.

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And that human rights stands for the principle

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that the sovereignty of a nation

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should never extend to killing people for no

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reason as, what took place in the Holocaust.

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And it's because of my Jewish mentors when

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I grew up who motivated me to go

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into human rights.

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They are the same people

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who cheer me

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when I speak out against the occupation.

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I teach global Islamophobia

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and in that course we have, Jewish Americans

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and we speak about the injustice of the

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holocaust and injustices such as antisemitism

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as no different as injustices of Islamophobia encountered

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here in America as well as in Palestine.

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And I bring to our class really fascinating

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global Islam phobia, a holocaust survivor. She just

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recently passed away. Her name was Dora, 96

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years of age. She passed away. She would

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come.

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She has repeatedly been part of the instruction

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of the course

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and even though she was experiencing many disabilities,

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she came to our,

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to our course,

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basically a semester before she passed away

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despite all the hardship to speak out. And

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these are people who are supportive of us

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and who come to press conferences speaking out

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against genocide.

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And so we believe that the work we're

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doing

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is also spreading the message that antisemitism

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is wrong. But then if antisemitism is wrong,

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it's no different than the mass Islamophobia that

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we see in this land of occupation.

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Why should should a people

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like the Palestinians

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have their land revoked from them and have

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not the possibility of their dreams

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constantly being taken away and ripped away from

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their lives because they're subject to arrest and

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attack and being singled out at checkpoints.

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That isn't the life that people, including Jewish

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Americans, have fought for in the civil rights

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movement and in fighting against the Holocaust.

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This is an important point. So you had

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Jewish mentors

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who helped motivate you to get into human

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rights

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and who are now praising you for speaking

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out. There are Jews also

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who are praising you for the work you're

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doing, speaking out against the, injustices,

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what's happening

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on the ground in Jerusalem and Palestine? Absolutely.

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My doctoral supervisor when I did my PhD,

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Jewish American,

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and, I have mentors at at the university

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where I taught Jewish Americans

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and as I grew up I was taught

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by creative

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educators

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with a Jewish background who are constantly being

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supportive as you mentioned

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speaking out against this occupation.

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In fact, my doctoral

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supervisor

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has suggested that the very existence of the

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state and how it's organized is completely unjust.

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So she's she's this is before

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She's Jewish also. She's Jewish.

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And this was before the attacks in Gaza

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against Palestinians

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And so

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people who look at human rights and the

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history of human rights, it's undeniable

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when you look at events on the ground.

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Yeah. You have all the, human rights organizations

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also. It's across the board, isn't it? Absolutely.

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Calling this a, apartheid state,

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illegal occupation?

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Absolutely. And and people who have been conducting

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scholarship like Norman Finkelstein and Noam Chomsky who

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are very familiar about the laws and, what

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has been happening on the ground for decades.

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There's no question in their mind that the

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reason why these attacks continue

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is because

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of a media charade

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that this is just a democratic state, innocent,

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victimless.

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It is doing no wrong. In fact, it's

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committing some of the most heinous human rights

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violations on the planet and one of the

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last nations

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to persist in its colonialism. Mhmm. As most

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of the countries of the world have

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effectively enabled

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their their colonized nations to declare independence.

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Yeah. How about Palestine?

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Before we get, more into the dungeon descriptions

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of the dungeon and what happened in the

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dungeon

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with both of you, just tell me, this

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is very interesting. Most people don't know this

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because, they've uncovered that many of these politicians

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over there,

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they're not even Semitic.

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You're actually Semitic. You guys are both Semitic.

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I mean, Palestinians are Semitic. Absolutely. So they're

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being anti Semitic coming from Europe. They have

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last names, Golsky, Josky,

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Polish names. They're European, actually. Absolutely. Absolutely. They're

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hide is this true? They're hiding under this

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Semitic now label, but they're not even Semitic.

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The majority who are coming and stealing the

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land. They're European. Yeah. Many and many of

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them have come from your perspective.

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Absolutely. Absolutely. Absolutely.

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Yes. And and

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that's absolutely true. Many people have come and

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they migrated to Palestine.

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Open arms,

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Palestinians welcome them and Welcome. Welcome. Absolutely welcome

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them because they were fleeing persecution.

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Jewish Jews have been

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pursued and attacked throughout Europe for centuries. And

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so they found refuge in Palestine

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only for

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Palestinians to be met by betrayal.

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And so that that is truly disturbing. And

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the the real the real point is cannot

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folks who already live there have a home?

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A home that they can feel secure that

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forces are not just showing up one day

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in front of them taking their 13 year

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old child

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and to no end not knowing what is

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happening to them. They're being tortured, They're being

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attacked.

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Many, many, many worries and uncertainties just living

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in Palestine. Alright. So tell us now what

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happens. Okay. So Canadian citizen, American citizen, you

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go down there, human, dungeon Absolutely. In a

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prison. How and what

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happened then?

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Yeah. So I I was heading towards,

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the Al Aqsa measure, the primary site of

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my research on December 1st

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and,

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there was a call by Israeli forces,

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the

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the government of Israel to capture

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my research assistant and myself.

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As I was walking and heading towards Al

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Aqsa Meshed, one of the officers because every

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gate of Al Aqsa has Israeli forces. 1

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of the officers

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at one of the gates,

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immediately spotted me coming down, walked,

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rushed towards me,

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and was scrolling through his phone. I I

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could see my picture

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and then began

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a chapter unimaginable

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of research,

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and ethnography

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from *.

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Effectively,

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I was handcuffed

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on my hands and on my feet. The,

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the cuff sort of coiling into my skin,

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my nerves burning. I was stripped

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naked,

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paraded through the old city,

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thrown into a van,

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blindfolded

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when I arrived in process. They stripped you

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down in public?

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Yeah. Well, in front in front of the

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officers. Yeah. They took me to a location

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that

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all various officers were, and all of them

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were looking at me.

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They've asked me to strip completely.

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And,

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and then

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they walked me.

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They paraded me through the old city, threw

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me into a van,

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as they were putting pressure on the handcuffs,

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sort of applying

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a lot of pain,

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on my nerves

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and then

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took me to the infamous Mescobeya prison, which

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is a prison where many Palestinians have been

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taken, where they have different levels

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of

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interrogation.

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They took me to the highest

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level of security

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in the basement of Al Mascobayyah

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and their

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windowless

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solitary confinement

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in a whole,

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imprisoned, you know, 2 huge metallic doors

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to keep me in,

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we began

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our journey.

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I was alone in the beginning. We sometimes

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overlapped.

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And for 12 days, we engaged in a

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hunger strike. And brother Khaled could also talk

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about being sent

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to Askalan

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in order for them to learn more about

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why we were in Palestine and who were

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we?

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So, yeah, they, sent me to a fake

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prison, like a theater,

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where everyone is

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acting as if he is a Palestinian.

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And,

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you know, you feel like you are in,

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like, at home

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within your family members. Everyone is acting nice.

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Everyone is,

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is acting like he loves you and he

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likes you and

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brings food to you and brings a lot

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of things to you. And, like, I felt

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very

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like,

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I had like intimate relationships,

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with all of them.

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And they were trying to trick me

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to say about,

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doctor Hassan.

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So at one point he said,

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sheikh Khalid. They will call me a sheikh

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Khalid in the in the prison just, you

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know, to give me like even an extra

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step to feel more comfortable, like, they are

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giving me here.

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So, sheikh Khalid, can you give us, kind

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of a lecture about

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what are the ideas,

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doctor Hassan for liberating Palestine.

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We want to learn more and really really

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love the ideas and

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said, yes. Why why not? So and I

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they used to also to push me to

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lead the prayer.

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And,

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sometimes they used to bring bring me food

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to the place where I I was, like,

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in. It was like

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it's it was a traumatizing experience actually. Like,

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I was

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so naive. Like How did you find out

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this was fake? This is When I went

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after, like, 3, 4 days

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of,

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faking everything around me, they took me back

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to the Muscovy prison in Jerusalem. That was

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in Askaland. Askaland is near Gaza.

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He took me back and and he told

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me explicitly you were in a intelligence,

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like you are in a fake prison and

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the They told you. Yeah. They told me

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that that the person who was talking to

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me

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is intelligence officer.

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So basically I was talking to intelligence

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officer.

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And,

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oh, I I I really I can't tell

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you how traumatizing the experience was.

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Mhmm. I can't really emphasize.

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So what happens

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day to day when you guys are there?

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How you end up doing a hunger strike?

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Are you beaten? Are you you're already talking

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about, you know, the the pain is starting

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to begin. Did it intensify?

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What what was the day to day Yeah.

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The day the day to day was a

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constant interrogation, sleep deprivation, being handcuffed to a

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chair,

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in a vulnerable position with threats like up

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to 7 people coming, you know, at one

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time questioning you,

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shouting attacks,

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threatening that I'm gonna stay and live, you

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know, in prison for the rest of my

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life, that they have that capacity,

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that the,

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our our governments

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didn't care about us. They don't they know

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that we're here and they they just, have

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no interest in learning more about us.

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A lot

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of in your window that they might,

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engage in even further

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attacks.

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The

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what we understand is a lot of the

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youth that we were working with were also

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imprisoned like they would point out, you know,

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through the wall.

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This, you know, brother Imran is here. Sheikh

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Sami is here. And we learned that a

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lot of the youth were beaten,

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and so they they're willing to do that.

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They also put us in

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in in brown clothing,

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which is meant to be emblematic

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of of being in prison, which was kind

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of peculiar. They stripped our clothing and and

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put on this brown clothing

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that implies that you are actually a resistance

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fighter.

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And so they had they had designated color,

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you know, for clothing.

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Orange was if you were there because you

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violated the law.

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Brown was if you were a resistance fighter

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against the occupation. And so we're dressed in

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this brown clothing being sent and they played

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pretend justice with us. That we've been taken

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to

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a a judge.

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At first

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it was like high security,

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sort of handcuffed on my feet, sent in

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a single van

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waiting,

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put, you know, my face against the wall

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until I could speak to the judge for

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a few seconds

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and then scurried back to prison. And then

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later,

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we were all sent to the van with

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other prisoners and I would start delivering speeches

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to the judge telling him, how could you

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how could this persist?

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That this being in this very court is

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a violation

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of human rights and that many Jewish Americans,

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that I knew, and I would say that

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because I was raised on the holocaust,

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I pointed out,

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would find this deplorable,

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and and people in the court would just

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stare

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to the point where for some odd reason

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at the very end, even though it wasn't

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necessary,

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the judge brought me after the decision was

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made for my deportation

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and I was told by

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that we were now gonna head back, which

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by the way was itself a whole story

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of how the process of us heading back.

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But we we I was, the judge made

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a point of bringing me before

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and saying,

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okay. Now I have authorized

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your deportation.

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It seemed that he his conscience

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was somehow impacted

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by the speeches.

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And he wanted me to say

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that

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what happened was was just.

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One of the things by the way that

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I feel a lot of folks don't realize

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is that

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you know many people ask you know doctor

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Hassan how could you

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speak out?

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It's kind of stupid Like you called for

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liberation

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and then the question that we ask today

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is

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and the real question is how can you

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not?

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If no one speaks

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then no one will know

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and even Jews living

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in Palestine

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they themselves don't know the extent of the

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suffering and the torture.

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And so we have great opportunities to speak

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out. Our tradition

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starts off with stories of only basically the

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message is to speak.

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And and so

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from the words of that we know being

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dragged through the streets of the scorching heat

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of Mecca.

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That we heard

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and all the people in Mecca heard the

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words, right, of Bilal

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The

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All that the prophet

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and the Sahaba, the companions, may Allah be

00:27:15 --> 00:27:17

pleased with them, did was to speak a

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word of truth.

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And that's why we were there, to speak

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the truth

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with no regard to consequence.

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Because if someone,

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a Muslim,

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sees these acts and doesn't speak out,

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then who will?

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And despite all

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of the worries and fears that the youth

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counselled us about, and despite all that people

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say that how ridiculous it is for people

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to call for the liberation openly,

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here we are

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in front of you, dear brother,

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speaking the truth because Allah sent us back.

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And this is one of the extraordinary things

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that while we were going

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through the prison system,

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we met, one of the people who we

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knew well in Al Aqsa,

00:28:06 --> 00:28:07

brother Faraz.

00:28:07 --> 00:28:08

He

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he asked me a question.

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He said, what would you do if you

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go back to America?

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And I said we would speak out.

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Who asked you there? Oh, one of the

00:28:17 --> 00:28:19

youth that we work with that was also

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being imprisoned with us.

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And he we met him while you're being

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processed to be to appear before the court.

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The mock trial. You're yeah. You're these mock

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trials,

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we would be caged

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with other Palestinians.

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And he looked at me and said, what

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would you do

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in Arabic if you

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went back to America? And I said, we

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would speak out. And one of the most

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extraordinary

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things appeared

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in his response.

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He had this huge smile.

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In the midst of his torture,

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what grave and pleasure was the fact that

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I would be here with you right now

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on the Dean show

00:29:00 --> 00:29:01

speaking out

00:29:02 --> 00:29:03

and telling the world

00:29:04 --> 00:29:04

our experience

00:29:05 --> 00:29:07

and the injustices that they suffer

00:29:08 --> 00:29:09

because they believe

00:29:09 --> 00:29:10

very few know

00:29:11 --> 00:29:14

about the fact that people are shouting now

00:29:15 --> 00:29:17

in the occupation that is underground,

00:29:18 --> 00:29:21

in the jails that proliferate Palestine.

00:29:22 --> 00:29:23

Tell me this. So

00:29:24 --> 00:29:26

you finally you you had

00:29:27 --> 00:29:28

you mentioned that

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the people who are even there,

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who are, like, 20 minutes away from all

00:29:32 --> 00:29:33

of this oppression,

00:29:34 --> 00:29:36

are you saying that most of them, they

00:29:36 --> 00:29:36

don't know

00:29:37 --> 00:29:39

really to the what extent

00:29:39 --> 00:29:43

their neighbors are being oppressed? Absolutely. Yeah? Absolutely.

00:29:43 --> 00:29:44

And that was one of I've heard some

00:29:44 --> 00:29:46

Israelis also who speak out against this. They're

00:29:46 --> 00:29:48

all they also say a lot of information

00:29:48 --> 00:29:50

is kept from them, and they're over here,

00:29:50 --> 00:29:52

you know, wining and dining and just having

00:29:52 --> 00:29:55

a great time. And they're just programmed like

00:29:55 --> 00:29:58

these people, they just wanna eradicate us. Exactly.

00:29:58 --> 00:30:01

Yeah? Absolutely. And they the government is structured,

00:30:01 --> 00:30:02

and the society is structured

00:30:02 --> 00:30:03

by containing

00:30:04 --> 00:30:05

the information

00:30:05 --> 00:30:08

and having a segregated realm for Jews and

00:30:08 --> 00:30:09

a segregated realm

00:30:10 --> 00:30:11

for Palestinians.

00:30:11 --> 00:30:12

The occupation

00:30:13 --> 00:30:13

thrives

00:30:14 --> 00:30:14

on segregation,

00:30:15 --> 00:30:17

and that's what one of the reasons why

00:30:17 --> 00:30:19

we wanted to deliver protests that were peaceful,

00:30:20 --> 00:30:21

to let

00:30:21 --> 00:30:24

Jews living in the land be aware by

00:30:24 --> 00:30:26

sharing our stories together

00:30:26 --> 00:30:28

of the oppression and suffering

00:30:28 --> 00:30:32

that we are facing in Palestine. So it

00:30:32 --> 00:30:33

was not just only for the world or

00:30:33 --> 00:30:35

for Americans or for Europe. It's for people

00:30:35 --> 00:30:37

who live in Jerusalem,

00:30:38 --> 00:30:40

who don't know, and who think of the

00:30:40 --> 00:30:41

Palestinian

00:30:41 --> 00:30:45

as one step away from eradicating them. Exactly

00:30:45 --> 00:30:46

as you, by the way, described.

00:30:46 --> 00:30:49

Mhmm. And through fear of Palestinians,

00:30:50 --> 00:30:51

that segregation is maintained.

00:30:53 --> 00:30:54

One second. I'm trying to,

00:30:55 --> 00:30:57

find something I wanted to show you. Mickey,

00:30:57 --> 00:30:59

you can call it the Palestinian phobia instead

00:30:59 --> 00:30:59

of Islamophobia.

00:31:00 --> 00:31:01

Absolutely. Palestinian

00:31:02 --> 00:31:04

phobia. And that's a

00:31:05 --> 00:31:09

true experience that every day people are suffering.

00:31:09 --> 00:31:12

The the reality of these attacks

00:31:12 --> 00:31:13

on Palestinians

00:31:14 --> 00:31:16

includes the attack of silence,

00:31:17 --> 00:31:19

the fact that they can't speak,

00:31:19 --> 00:31:20

they can't

00:31:20 --> 00:31:21

declare

00:31:21 --> 00:31:23

the injustices that they suffer

00:31:23 --> 00:31:24

because the authorities

00:31:25 --> 00:31:26

keep stifling

00:31:26 --> 00:31:27

their opportunities

00:31:27 --> 00:31:29

to share to the world or to other

00:31:29 --> 00:31:30

Jews

00:31:31 --> 00:31:32

the experiences that they

00:31:32 --> 00:31:35

endure every day. Yes. So that's, a reality.

00:31:35 --> 00:31:38

And and so the occupation is not just

00:31:38 --> 00:31:39

about the overt things

00:31:40 --> 00:31:41

that authorities

00:31:41 --> 00:31:44

commit on a daily basis. It's also of

00:31:44 --> 00:31:47

the covert silence Yes. That they engage in.

00:31:47 --> 00:31:48

So, yeah, absolutely,

00:31:49 --> 00:31:50

Eddie. That's

00:31:51 --> 00:31:53

a huge part of the reality of the

00:31:53 --> 00:31:53

occupation.

00:31:54 --> 00:31:56

And the the prisons,

00:31:57 --> 00:31:59

are one of the most extraordinary

00:31:59 --> 00:32:00

technologies

00:32:01 --> 00:32:03

to enable the persistence of the silence

00:32:04 --> 00:32:06

because no one knows

00:32:06 --> 00:32:08

of the shouting, of the torture, of the

00:32:08 --> 00:32:09

attacks

00:32:09 --> 00:32:10

behind the bars

00:32:11 --> 00:32:12

of the jails

00:32:12 --> 00:32:13

in the underground.

00:32:14 --> 00:32:14

Mhmm.

00:32:15 --> 00:32:17

And so the this silence is,

00:32:19 --> 00:32:20

a real

00:32:20 --> 00:32:22

part of of the occupation.

00:32:23 --> 00:32:24

One one,

00:32:25 --> 00:32:26

story that

00:32:27 --> 00:32:28

I think is

00:32:28 --> 00:32:30

many might wanna hear

00:32:30 --> 00:32:32

is that many of these youth

00:32:33 --> 00:32:34

are presented

00:32:34 --> 00:32:35

with a with a life

00:32:36 --> 00:32:37

of uncertainty.

00:32:37 --> 00:32:40

People go through these cycles. At the time

00:32:40 --> 00:32:42

they turn 13, the Israeli forces come to

00:32:42 --> 00:32:43

their door,

00:32:43 --> 00:32:46

and it's preemptive. Like, they don't do anything.

00:32:46 --> 00:32:49

They're just trying to train Palestinians to recognize

00:32:49 --> 00:32:51

that you could be imprisoned anytime,

00:32:52 --> 00:32:54

and they grab Palestinians sometimes randomly at different

00:32:54 --> 00:32:57

times. And so it someone might be getting

00:32:57 --> 00:32:59

married, someone might just have a child,

00:32:59 --> 00:33:02

and then suddenly, they find themselves in prison

00:33:02 --> 00:33:03

and they don't know when they're gonna be

00:33:03 --> 00:33:05

released. And so this is a measure of

00:33:05 --> 00:33:08

the occupation. Making sure that no one speaks

00:33:08 --> 00:33:11

out, that there's no opportunities for Palestinians to

00:33:11 --> 00:33:14

share their story is a vital part, and

00:33:14 --> 00:33:16

it's truly part of the wisdom of the

00:33:16 --> 00:33:16

prophet

00:33:17 --> 00:33:18

to speak out.

00:33:18 --> 00:33:20

So these are kids before we conclude now,

00:33:20 --> 00:33:21

so these are kids

00:33:22 --> 00:33:25

that are taken at such a young age

00:33:25 --> 00:33:26

Yes. Thrown in jail

00:33:27 --> 00:33:29

in the dungeon also like you were, and

00:33:30 --> 00:33:31

they just don't know their parents

00:33:32 --> 00:33:33

have no rights

00:33:33 --> 00:33:36

or way to get them out? Absolutely. Absolutely.

00:33:36 --> 00:33:39

And and it becomes just part of life

00:33:39 --> 00:33:41

Like you begin to try to find ways

00:33:41 --> 00:33:42

but it's unknowable

00:33:43 --> 00:33:45

to prevent yourself from getting in prison. But

00:33:45 --> 00:33:47

also you have the pressure

00:33:47 --> 00:33:49

that you have to make ends meet. You

00:33:49 --> 00:33:51

have to go out and work. You have

00:33:51 --> 00:33:52

to go into a car.

00:33:52 --> 00:33:53

School as well.

00:33:54 --> 00:33:56

Yeah. And people still that that's one of

00:33:56 --> 00:33:56

the most,

00:33:57 --> 00:33:59

indomitable features of the Palestinian people.

00:34:00 --> 00:34:02

They still have all these dreams but the

00:34:02 --> 00:34:02

dreams themselves

00:34:03 --> 00:34:05

are part of the brutality

00:34:05 --> 00:34:06

of the occupation

00:34:13 --> 00:34:16

Yeah Yeah. Or you can't pursue them. Before

00:34:16 --> 00:34:17

we conclude, do you have an organization

00:34:18 --> 00:34:21

that, details more of some of your work

00:34:21 --> 00:34:21

and

00:34:23 --> 00:34:25

can learn more about what's happening there? Absolutely.

00:34:25 --> 00:34:28

I'm the one of the cofounders of the,

00:34:28 --> 00:34:30

Abandoned Biden Movement. We have an organization called

00:34:30 --> 00:34:34

the Civil Rights Alliance for America. It's dedicated

00:34:34 --> 00:34:37

to use the political system to advance the

00:34:37 --> 00:34:38

priorities and interests

00:34:39 --> 00:34:41

of the Ummah. In particular,

00:34:41 --> 00:34:44

for now we're focusing on the issue in

00:34:44 --> 00:34:44

Palestine

00:34:45 --> 00:34:46

and we're asking people

00:34:47 --> 00:34:47

to abandon

00:34:48 --> 00:34:49

the president, a genocider

00:34:49 --> 00:34:50

who's enabling

00:34:51 --> 00:34:52

these attacks,

00:34:52 --> 00:34:54

in Gaza to persist.

00:34:55 --> 00:34:57

We the case we make is that if

00:34:57 --> 00:34:58

we punish the president

00:34:59 --> 00:35:01

and then we're the ones who are seen

00:35:01 --> 00:35:02

as the reason

00:35:02 --> 00:35:05

at our own hands, Muslim Americans who have

00:35:05 --> 00:35:06

the power to do that in the swing

00:35:07 --> 00:35:09

states then we would end up buying power

00:35:09 --> 00:35:12

because right now the problem if you diagnose

00:35:12 --> 00:35:14

it is that no one

00:35:14 --> 00:35:16

is taking us seriously

00:35:16 --> 00:35:18

even though we are speaking out and coming

00:35:18 --> 00:35:19

out in protests

00:35:19 --> 00:35:20

and so we must punish

00:35:21 --> 00:35:22

politicians

00:35:22 --> 00:35:23

almost all of them

00:35:24 --> 00:35:25

right now

00:35:25 --> 00:35:26

who are

00:35:26 --> 00:35:28

not advancing the interests of Palestinians

00:35:28 --> 00:35:30

despite the clear images

00:35:31 --> 00:35:32

of suffering and injustice

00:35:33 --> 00:35:35

that's taking place. And so

00:35:35 --> 00:35:37

we are making the case that Muslim Americans

00:35:37 --> 00:35:39

might be the most powerful Muslims on the

00:35:39 --> 00:35:42

planet, and yet they don't know it. And

00:35:42 --> 00:35:43

all they have to do is vote,

00:35:44 --> 00:35:45

vote against genocide

00:35:46 --> 00:35:47

and vote for truth.

00:35:48 --> 00:35:51

And through telling the truth, they would fall

00:35:51 --> 00:35:54

follow in the footsteps of the prophet who

00:35:55 --> 00:35:57

asked us to say the truth even if

00:35:57 --> 00:35:58

it harms us.

00:35:59 --> 00:36:01

And so that's our goal. Thank you guys.

00:36:01 --> 00:36:03

Thank you guys for sharing this, with us.

00:36:03 --> 00:36:03

Hopefully,

00:36:04 --> 00:36:06

people who are

00:36:07 --> 00:36:09

trying to understand the situation better. Just shed

00:36:09 --> 00:36:11

some more light on it, and whoever's humanity

00:36:11 --> 00:36:12

is on,

00:36:12 --> 00:36:14

they can go ahead and speak out.

00:36:14 --> 00:36:15

Speak out.

00:36:17 --> 00:36:19

Dear brother, for always speaking out. And I

00:36:19 --> 00:36:21

may also all the Muslims all around the

00:36:21 --> 00:36:23

world, we ask you to speak out

00:36:23 --> 00:36:24

and to ask

00:36:25 --> 00:36:26

those who we live with

00:36:27 --> 00:36:29

for the prevailing of truth and justice to

00:36:29 --> 00:36:29

come,

00:36:30 --> 00:36:32

not only to Muslims, but all non Muslims

00:36:32 --> 00:36:34

on this planet that suffers and at a

00:36:34 --> 00:36:36

time which our Ummah is weak and so

00:36:36 --> 00:36:38

much in dire need of a victory.

00:36:38 --> 00:36:39

May Allah

00:36:40 --> 00:36:42

grant us this victory. Ameen. Ameen. Thank you.

00:36:42 --> 00:36:44

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