First Person Account of Muslim Peace Activist Detained & Tortured in US Airport

“I am Jerome Succor Aba.  I am a Muslim human rights worker from Mindanao, NOT a terrorist.” by Jerome Succor Aba, from Mindana News MANILA (MindaNews / 25 April) — Asalaamu Alaykum. Peace be upon you. I thank Allah SWT, the Almighty for giving me the strength and courage to survive the grueling 28 hours of torture. Alhamdullilah! Allahu Akbar![…]

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Whose Afraid of Jerome Succor Aba

By Pamela Tau Lee I met Jerome last November 2017 while visiting the Philippines to participate in an international humanitarian and fact-finding mission on the human rights situation in the country. The mission included providing medical relief– vaccinations, medicine, and psycho-social counseling– in cramped and unsanitary evacuation centers holding hundreds of displaced Moro families from the city of Marawi in[…]

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Hope and Revolution in the Age of Duterte

Republished from TeleSUR, 23 September, 2017 In these times of economic crisis, escalating war and rising fascism, we can all find hope in revolutionary struggle. Since Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte declared Martial Law in the island of Mindanao in the Southern Philippines last May, there have been non-stop protests in the country to denounce the return of another declared[…]

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