Injustice: The Story Of The Holy Land Foundation Five by Miko PeledInjustice: The Story Of The Holy Land Foundation Five by Miko Peled

Injustice: The Story Of The Holy Land Foundation Five

byMiko Peled

Paperback | February 15, 2018

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In July 2004, federal agents raided the homes of five Palestinian-American families, arresting the five dads. The first trial of the “Holy Land Foundation Five” ended in a hung jury. The second, marked by highly questionable procedures, resulted in very lengthy sentences—for “supporting terrorism” by donating to charities that the U.S. government itself and other respected international agencies had long worked with. In 2013, human rights activist and author Miko Peled started investigating this case. He discussed the miscarriages of justice with the men's lawyers and heard from the men's families about the devastating effects the case had on their lives. He also traveled to the remote federal prison complexes where the men were held to conduct deep interviews. Injustice traces the labyrinthine course of this case, presenting a terrifying picture of governmental over-reach in post-9/11 America.
Miko Peled is a writer and peace activist born and raised in Jerusalem. His first book The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine (Just World Books, 2nd edition 2016) has been translated into eight other languages. Born into a prominent Zionist family, Peled emerged as a strong and outspoken advocate of justice and equality ...
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Title:Injustice: The Story Of The Holy Land Foundation FiveFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.6 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.6 inPublished:February 15, 2018Publisher:Just World BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1682570851

ISBN - 13:9781682570852

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"Miko Peled shines a light on one of the most egregious cases of injustice committed to date against Muslim leaders in the United States . . . His book is an ominous and important warning about the degradation of the rule of law and civil liberties that increasingly characterizes American society." —Chris Hedges, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and former Middle East Bureau Chief, the New York Times