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News & Analysis
October 6, 2008
The Council on
American-Islamic Relations Created For HAMAS -
Investigation Reveals CAIR's Founder Omar Ahmad
"A Leader Of The
Council on American-Islamic Relations, (CAIR), claims to represent
Islam in North America and to protect “Muslim” civil rights despite
absolute proof that CAIR is supporting
Islamic terrorists, and that CAIR was established in America by those
who wish to harm our country using
our constitution as protection. Many Americans, including some in
leadership, continue to insist that CAIR is a positive voice for
Americans are a tolerant people; we understand
what it means to be
persecuted and marginalized by oppressive leaders and our forefathers
gave us a
legacy that has kept us free for over 200 years. We now face a
new enemy, an enemy who uses
religion to justify the most heinous of crimes; an enemy who will use
necessary, including terror-murdering innocent women and children, to
their warped vision of “paradise on Earth”.
CAIR has consistently shown that it is not
only on the wrong side in
the war on terror, but also actively supports Islamic terrorist
Anti-CAIR has reviewed
evidence from the Holy Land
Foundation trial and has produced the following report.
American-Islamic Relations Created For HAMAS
founders Omar Ahmad and Nihad
Awad at a
Philadelphia meeting of the radical Muslim Brotherhood's "Palestine
According to the FBI, "all attendees
this meeting are Hamas
members or sympathizers."
An Investigative Project
Terrorism report on the HLF trial reveals that
agent Lara Burns testified CAIR's
Ahmad was "a leader of the
of various telephone
conversations and the "Philadelphia Meeting" surveillance, CAIR
Chairman Emeritus and Founder
Omar Ahmad appears to
lead, organize, and call votes on the many issues that members
extent of Omar
in this secret committees' activity has shown
vast and at a top level. There is a clear reason Omar Ahmad is listed
as an "unindicted
in the Holy
It should be noted that
Ahmad also as "Omar
Yehya". Omar Ahmad acknowledged
his alias in a 2003 deposition:
"Some people call
me Omar Yahya [sic] because it's like one of my middle names"
In September of 1993,
(Ahmad) discussed the
organizing the program format of the "Philadelphia
Meeting". Omar Ahmad mentions that "four or five" IAP members would
and indicates he will get "Nihad" to write a paper for the meeting.
mean the Association [IAP] organization will write a paper
and the Fund will write one and Al
Aqsa will write one"
In September 2008, FBI
Burns reviewed wiretap transcripts during the new trial of the Holy
specifically from the event called the "Philadelphia
Meeting" in which among other things, the participants
discussed the need to create
new political organization.
my opinion, we
must form a
new organization for activism which
will be neutral because
we are placed in a corner, ... It is
known who we are, we are marked
and I believe
should be a new neutral organization which works on both sides."
discussed forming a lobbying group (p.17)
that would "bolster our
in America with the U.S. Administration and other media and political
organizations.": (Note: Omar
Nihad Awad formed CAIR the following summer.)
can be achieved by infiltrating the American media outlets,
universities and research centers ...
Muslims engage in political
activism in America and started to be concerned with Congress
and public relations we will have an
entry point to use them to pressure Congress
and the decision-makers in America"
At the Philadelphia Meeting, Omar Ahmad
discussed the ease of "registering
in America. (p.5)
Omar Ahmad (A.K.A.
Shukri Abu Baker discussed with
Philadelphia Meeting the need to hide
their affiliation with
by using the name "Samah" instead.
Shukri Abu Baker explains
... Samah is classified a terrorist (organization). By constitution,
if I wanted to adopt it's work, they kick me out, they kick me
out of this
Shukri Baker later makes additional comments
cannot say to him that I am Hamas."
"You can go meet a congressman in your
name, in Omar Yehya's name
of the Association...and tell him, '(Yassir
Arafat) doesn't represent us.
Mr. Ahmad Yasin represents us'"
(A committee member objects):
say that ..."
points out that
"Ahmad Yasin" is none other than Sheikh Ahmed
Yassin; the founder and spiritual leader of Hamas. Yassin was
assassinated in 2004 by Israeli Forces. Here is clear evidence that
the men of the Palestine Committee including CAIR
founders Omar Ahmad and Nihad Awad, considered themselves
"represented" by the head of Hamas - Ahmad Yassin.
organization is easy. I can register 100 organizations
in 100 cities
in one day..."
Ahmad then mentioned not having
enough people to do the
of work they want to "hide". (p.6)
"I mean, we don't really have
people whom we could dedicate
for the work we want to hide..."
Foundation analysis of the meeting in Philadelphia reveals that the
a "rumor" circulating that a new organization was being formed,
causing some concern among members. Omar Ahmad tried to quell the
talk of this new organization; however, Shukri Baker expressed a real
need for a new group because current organizations may be viewed as too
Shukri Baker speaks of not "hoisting
an organization's true nature from being revealed. Baker speculates
work because all of us have become burned, all of our organizations
Islamic organizations..." "we should start right now ... begin thinking
alternative organizations ...whose Islamic hue is not very conspicuous."
Omar Ahmad then had an interesting exchange
with Shukri Abu Baker:
“I swear by Allah
that war is deception,”...“We are fighting our enemy with a kind heart
Deceive, camouflage, pretend
while you’re walking that way. Deceive
"I agree with you. Like they say,
is a completion of war"
It should be noted that in a 2003
Omar Ahmad stated that he "can't recall attending this
Awad, also in a 2003
deposition, said he couldn't remember if he
attended the Philadelphia Meeting either, even though he was an active
and vocal participant at the event.
revealed that HLF paid
airline tickets and hotel bills for Omar Ahmad's attendance of the
Philadelphia meeting. The Holy
Land Foundation also provided
with a "donation" check for $5000 in October of 1994.
In February of 1994, "Omar Yehya"
Fund with other members including the transfer of Holy
money to Sheikh
and Science Society] and that HLF
would represent and oversee it's interests in America. Omar Ahmad
vote for the following decision:
program is to proceed as is, but under the name of the Holy Land
Omar Ahmad's involvement in the business of HLF continued throughout
1990's. In May of 1999, FBI
wiretaps disclosed "Omar Yehya" (Ahmad) discussing
Land Foundation records with Shukri Baker including how many
thousands of dollars to pay a member:
And that the one which will oversee the program is the Holy Land
Foundation and that the funds
will be collected ...we leave the agreement concerning the funds to be
and the Holy Land Foundation"
reviewed the Holy Land record for the past 3 years and the brothers sat
and your due compensation is 20,000 for the past 3 years"
began investigating the actions of
future CAIR officials during a time when they were clearly active
working for the interests of Hamas here in America. It can only
be concluded through FBI
evidence that Omar Ahmad's and Nihad Awad's
interests were based in supporting Hamas.
members try to deflect these glaring facts with ridiculous
on CAIR's "work" as the "largest American Muslim
the while denying that events like the Philadelphia Meeting - that
obviously inspired the creation of CAIR to support Hamas - took place
the way that
FBI evidence, and not CAIR
expressed how easy it was to "register organizations" here in America,
and proved it by creating many CAIR Chapters across the country
(including Canada) - apparently for the nefarious purpose of
supporting Hamas goals.
exposed by FBI investigations
that snared CAIR founder and Chairman Emeritus Omar Ahmad - a leader of
the Muslim Brotherhood's clandestine "Palestine
Committee" - and partner Nihad Awad, flies in the face of CAIR's
CAIR, in its own words, supports those
from within to damage our country.
We have been warned ...
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