Monday, February 15, 2010

Jawa Report: "Somebody Covering Up for Obama's OIC Envoy"

From Rusty "Asadullah Alshishani"
Not only did President Obama's envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference defend Palestinian Islamic Jihad's US representative Sami al-Arian, claiming that his prosecution was some kind of right-wing effort to quash dissent, the evidence of his views now seems to be disappearing down the memory hole. The story where he is quoted as defending al-Arian had been redacted to remove Rashad Hussain's statements.
President Obama’s newly appointed envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference [Rashad Hussain] was quoted in 2004 as saying an American who aided a Palestinian terrorist group was the victim of “politically motivated persecutions” who was being used “to squash dissent.” ....

On Saturday, Obama named the Texas-born, 31-year-old Indian-American as his envoy to the OIC, the 57-member bloc of Islamic states. The appointment is in line with the president’s goal, expressed in his speech in Cairo last June, to reach out to the Islamic world....

Around three years after the WRMEA article quoting Hussain first appeared, it was edited to remove all references to him.
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