Muslim UC Students Convicted For Disrupting Israeli Diplomat Visit

A group of University of California students were found guilty of misdemeanor charges for disrupting a speech at UC Irvine by the Israeli ambassador in Feb. 2010

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Jury Deliberations Begin In Trial Over Muslim Students’ Speech Protest

Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of 10 Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by an Israeli diplomat at the University of California, Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2011

David Letterman reveals to his late night audience his affairs with several staffers on his show and the extortion plot against him in Manhattan on October 1, 2009. Robert Joel Halderman (known as Joe), a producer at "48 Hours" was accused of trying to extort $2 million from Letterman. Halderman reportedly lived for a time with Stephanie Birkitt, a former Letterman assistant often appeared on the show in comedy bits. (credit: CBS)

David Letterman Threatened On Jihadist Website

A frequent contributor to a jihadist website has threatened David Letterman, urging Muslim followers to “cut the tongue” of the late-night host because of a joke the comic made on his CBS show.


Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Judge Allows Case Against UC Muslim Students To Move Forward

The charge stemming from a speech given by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren on Feb. 8, 2010, at UC Irvine has largely become a battle over the legal definition of free speech.


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11 Muslim Students To Be Arraigned For Allegedly Disturbing Speech

Eleven Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. at a California university are due in court.


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Man, 27, Pleads Not Guilty To Threatening OC Councilwoman Who Made Anti-Muslim Comments

A 27-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges of threatening a Southern California councilwoman over remarks she made at a protest outside a gathering of Muslims last month in Yorba Linda.

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Muslim Woman Wants Apology After Flight Crew Reacts To ‘Suspicious’ Call

A Southland Muslim woman is calling for a written apology and a full investigation after she was removed from a Southwest flight.

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Students gathered at a rally in front of the administration building at UC Irvine in support of the “Irvine 11,” the group of Muslim students who disrupted Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren’s speech on campus February 8, 2010. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Muslim Students Want DA Thrown Off UC Irvine Case

An attorney for one of the students says prosecutors illegally obtained search warrants and focused on his clients’ perceived religion by dubbing the case the “UCI Muslim case.”


11 Muslim Students To Be Arraigned On Disturbance Charges

Eleven Muslim students are set to be arraigned Friday on charges of disrupting a speech by Israeli ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine, in a case that has stoked intense debate about the freedom of speech.



FBI Accused Of Violating Muslims’ Rights At Orange County Mosque

Two civil liberties groups have sued the FBI, claiming that one of the agency’s former informants was ordered to target Muslims for surveillance when he infiltrated a California mosque.


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UC Irvine Deans Call On DA To Drop Case Against Muslim Students

About 100 UC Irvine educators, including five deans, want charges dropped against 11 students who interrupted an Israeli ambassador’s on-campus speech last year.


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Baca: No Evidence US Muslims Not Cooperating With Police

Sheriff Lee Baca said Monday he strongly disagrees with a New York lawmaker who says American Muslims are being uncooperative with law enforcement.


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Couric: America Needs Muslim ‘Cosby Show’

Are TV audiences ready for a new kind of “American Dad”? Katie Couric thinks so.


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NPR Host Fired For Muslim Remarks Joins Fox News

It’s been a 24-hour roller-coaster for ousted NPR host Juan Williams, whose comments about Muslims on Fox News has led to him taking a job with the network.


News analyst Juan Williams appears on the "Fox & friends" television program in New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. Williams, who has written extensively on race and civil rights in the U.S., has been fired by National Public Radio after comments he made about Muslims on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor," on Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NPR Host Williams Fired For Muslim Remarks

After over 10 years of serving as host and analyst for National Public Radio, Juan Williams has become the second news personality in recent weeks to be fired over on-air comments.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/21/2010