Independent Bangladeshi Journalist’s House Broken Into, Police Do Nothing

February 10, 2010

<!–[endif]–>choudhury-before-after.jpgLate last month, the Dhaka home of Bangladeshi journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, publisher and editor of that country’s largest weekly newspaper, The Weekly Blitz, was broken into. Police in Dhaka...

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Maverick Iraqi Politician Claims Iran Could Go Nuclear Within Weeks

December 27, 2009

From The Jerusalem Post



Iraqi parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi is warning that Iran is much closer to attaining nuclear capability than most sources, including the International Atomic Energy Agency and the US State Department, believe. In fact, he predicts the Iranians...

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Abandoned Under Obama

November 12, 2009

From The American Spectator



Earlier this month, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a self-described “Muslim Zionist,” traveled to the U.S. to address audiences in New York City and at Yale University. Publisher of the largest English-language weekly...

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Anti-Jihadist Muslim Featured in Today’s American Spectator

November 10, 2009

Today The American Spectator features on its front page my piece on anti-jihadist Muslim Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury.

Choudhury will appear before a Bangladeshi court tomorrow to defend himself against charges of blasphemy,...

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Muslim Anti-Jihadist Takes New York, New Haven By Storm

October 31, 2009

Yes, there is such a thing as a pioneering Muslim anti-jihadist, and this week I got the excellent opportunity to spend time  with one.

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, editor of The Weekly Blitz, a Zionist and general interest newspaper...

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Listen to Heather Robinson on SecureFreedom Radio

June 26, 2009

Yesterday on WTNT Radio in Washington D.C. I discussed Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a Bangladeshi journalist who refuses to be silenced by militant Islamists. Listen to the podcast here.

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Journalist Pushes On In Bangladesh Despite Harassment; His US Supporters Keep Faith With Him

June 20, 2009

From Center for Security Policy



Journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, who was physically attacked and beaten in February by thugs he believes were members of the Bangladeshi government’s ruling party, has recovered from his injuries.

But this independent...

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Dissident Watch: Mithal al-Alusi

May 30, 2009

From Middle East Quarterly


Spring 2009


Amid growing conservatism and ethnic and sectarian populism in Iraq, parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi, a Sunni Arab, has become the country’s chief advocate for liberal values including a free market, free press, religious...

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Bangladeshi Journalist, Champion of Free Speech in the Muslim World, Attacked

February 28, 2009

From The Huffington Post



On Monday, a gang of thugs stormed the newspaper office of The Weekly Blitz, an independent newspaper based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and physically attacked its editor, Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury.

Choudhury, 39, advocates normalized...

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Champion of Jewish-Muslim Relations Beaten by Thugs in Bangladesh

February 22, 2009


Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, a Bangladeshi journalist who has labored to build bridges between Israel and his country, was beaten this morning in the Dhaka offices of his newspaper, The Weekly Blitz, by thugs he believes to be members of the...

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