The Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party in a statement condemned the disturbing comments and inaccurate image portrayed by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez regarding Muslim Americans where they comprise a large constituency in her congressional district.Time and again, Muslim and Arab Americans have had to defend themselves from Islamophobic comments made by the likes … Continue reading CDP’s Arab Caucus Condemns Comments Made by Rep. Sanchez Regarding Muslim Americans
[Originally posted on the Orange Juice Blog] “The state of Israel maintains its illegal occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza, and continues to expand its illegal Jewish-only settlements on occupied Palestinian land. As a Member of Congress, will you demand that our government cuts the annual US taxpayer-funded aid of more than $3,000,000,000, … Continue reading CA-46 Debate: Progressives Except on Palestine
Huntington Beach conservative Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher led a delegation earlier this year to meet with Egypt's former general and likely winner in the upcoming presidential election AbdelFattah Al-Sisi.He then announced that he will lead a new 'Egypt Caucus' to support Al-Sisi's fight against what he called terrorist groups and said that other Members of … Continue reading OC Congressman Rohrabacher Supports Egypt’s Al-Sisi
OC Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez issued this statement today on Syria:“The Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons to indiscriminately kill at least 1,429 Syrians – including at least 426 children – cannot and will not go unnoticed."As a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, I have been briefed by Obama Administration national security officials … Continue reading Congresswoman Sanchez on Syria
The Arab-American community in Orange County mourned the death of Sami Odeh, who passed away on June 6, 2013, after suffering from a long illness. Sami worked tirelessly to achieve justice for his brother, Alex Odeh’s murder, but never lived to see justice served. His funeral services will be held this Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 1 … Continue reading Rep. Sanchez Requests Update on Alex Odeh’s Murder
This article was originally posted on Orange Juice Blog.Four Syrian women tired of the ongoing violence in Syria decided to stand against the Assad regime in an act of defiance marching through Medhat Basha market in the middle of Damascus two weeks ago. Dressed in their white gowns, the ‘brides of peace’ were arrested by … Continue reading My post in the Orange Juice Blog: Syria: What America and Orange County Can Do, Now!
Ever since the people of Egypt took to the streets and demanded dictator Hosni Mubarak to step down, many US politicians and elected officials have been having nightmares about the Muslim Brotherhood taking over Egypt, which is unlikely, and turning it to a theocracy. I called the office of my congressional representative, Loretta Sanchez to … Continue reading Rep. Loretta Sanchez on Egypt