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June 21, 1993 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nisar Hai thought he had a chance at winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in an election a year ago. That was until an article about Islam in a local newspaper emphasized that the 53-year-old Alhambra man was head administrator of a San Gabriel mosque. "Muslims don't have a good image in this country," said Hai, who lost in a primary but received about 34% of the vote. "Associating me as a Muslim did the damage."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 21, 1993 | ALICIA DI RADO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nisar Hai thought he had a chance at winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in an election a year ago. That was until an article about Islam in a local newspaper emphasized that the 53-year-old Alhambra man was head administrator of a San Gabriel mosque. "Muslims don't have a good image in this country," said Hai, who lost in a primary but received about 34% of the vote. "Associating me as a Muslim did the damage."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 19, 1991
Re "At Last, a Silver Lining in Black Clouds Over Kuwait," Oct. 29: Now that we have driven Iraq out of Kuwait and Kuwaiti oil fires are near extinction, one firestorm still rages. This fire burns in the hungry bellies of 1 million Iraqi children; 900,000 children are malnourished and suffering. This unnatural inferno can be extinguished by eliminating its cause--the non-military sanctions. Otherwise we are guilty of Holocaust II.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 30, 1991
In response to your article (front page, Aug. 16) regarding the United Nations authorizing Iraq to sell $1.6 billion in oil to feed its people: The old imperialist colonial powers, namely Britain, France and the United States, not only decided to go to war with Iraq to liberate Kuwait, but now their real intentions are clear. After driving Iraq out of Kuwait the U.N. mandate is completed. However, the imperialist powers are not content. The U.N. is to be the recipient of revenues from the sale of Iraqi oil. This is a new twist by the old imperialist powers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 23, 1996
The editorial, "When the Fighting Stops Too Soon" (Jan. 16), asks more questions than it answers and I am certain my doubts of former President's Bush's explanations have occurred to others. For example: How much influence did big oil play in Bush's decision not to pursue Saddam Hussein's troops into Baghdad? One must recall Hussein's threat to torch the Iraq oil wells as he did the Kuwaiti wells, aside from dumping 100,000 barrels of Kuwaiti oil into the Persian Gulf. One is also given to wondering why Bush's last act as president was to pardon the Irangate principals, including Caspar Weinberger, whose roles in both Iran and Iraq come into question.
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February 14, 1991 | SCOTT HARRIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reports of widespread civilian casualties inside Iraq have prompted a group of American pacifists and other anti-war activists to organize a relief mission to deliver medical aid to Baghdad and other cities hammered by bombs and missiles in a month of warfare. The Fellowship of Reconciliation, a New York-based interfaith group, is heading an effort that is trying to assess Iraq's medical needs amid widely varying reports of civilian dead and wounded.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 1, 1991 | MAYERENE BARKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Cal State Northridge teach-in this week on the Persian Gulf War led to a consensus on at least one issue: Most students had other things to do with their time. "We have a university here of 33,000 people and most students don't care," lamented Rudy Acuna, who as a new CSUN professor 20 years ago demonstrated against the Vietnam War. About 100 students and faculty members gathered in the University Student Union to hear Acuna, who spoke Thursday on the second day of the two-day event.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1993
In response to "Eight Suspects Seized in Plot to Bomb U.N., Other N.Y. Targets," June 25: We would like to commend The Times for being fair in not targeting Muslims as terrorists, etc., in your headline. We also appreciate that mosques were not mentioned as accomplices to the plotters. Nobody had the right to target innocent people or people working in any building, or for that matter anywhere. A civilized society can only exist when such perpetrators who threaten to hurt others are quickly apprehended and jailed.
NEWS
September 8, 1992 | BILL STALL and TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
From the Bay Area to the Rose Bowl, hundreds of candidates seeking election to the courthouse, the Statehouse and Congress opened the fall campaign Monday at all-American, apple-pie Labor Day events. With the presidential candidates stumping the Midwest, the focus in California was on the four major party candidates for the two U.S. Senate seats that are at stake simultaneously in California for the first time since the Golden State entered the Union in 1850.
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April 6, 1993 | LARRY B. STAMMER and SOMINI SENGUPTA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
First came the thunderous explosion that rocked the World Trade Center in New York. Within days, the arrests of Arab immigrants and a naturalized U.S. citizen of Palestinian descent made news around the world. "Muslim Arrested!" screamed a headline in an Eastern newspaper. Muslims in the United States had seen it before.
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