of Cases


Project SALAM


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Son of Mountains
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Project Salam Letters
to Mr. Obama and Mr. Holder

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Each Letter

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text of each letter

February 17, 2009 Letter

April 4, 2009 Letter

May 21, 2009 Letter

July 8, 2009 Letter

November 16, 2009 Letter

March 8, 2010 Letter

February 15, 2012 Letter

News & Articles

Book Reviews

Link to Cases

Yassin Aref

Dr. Rafil Dhafir

Newburgh 4

Syed Fahad Hashmi

Sami Al-Arian

The Fort Dix 5

Other Cases

How to Obtain
Medical Records
From a Federal

List of Known Prisoners at
Terra Haute CMU

List of Known Prisoners at
Marion CMU

About Project SALAM - Support and Legal Advocacy for Muslims

Following 9/11 the FBI and Justice Department indicated that they were operating under a new paradigm of preventing terrorist attacks before they occurred.  This paradigm suggested that charges could be brought against people who they suspected might commit crimes in order to obtain convictions before any crimes actually occurred. Such prosecutions seem in fact to have occurred and it appears that completely innocent Muslims have been convicted and sent away for long prison sentences based only on suspicion and concocted charges.  In this web site we propose to examine the US post-9/11 terrorism prosecutions and determine whether in each case there was substantial evidence of criminality or simply evidence unfairly concocted and/or twisted to convict innocent Muslims. 

Tactics Used in Prosecution

We also propose to examine the tactics and strategies of the prosecution in these cases to determine if the government, in their effort to obtain convictions against Muslims, has stretched legal concepts beyond the point where a fair trial is possible, and is unfairly damaging communities.  These tactics include: