Tag: Middle Eastern Americans

A protest in front of the United Nations in support of Shiite Bahranis who have been demonstrating for more rights in Bahrain
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Immigrants Show Support for Pro-Democracy Protests in Bahrain

Arab Americans and their supporters protested in front of the UN building and the Saudi Arabian Consulate in New York to support Bahrani Shiites. Fi2W’s Mohsin Zaheer prepared a video report on the demonstration.

A rally in solidarity with uprisings in Libya, Yemen and Bahrain in front of the United Nations on March 25, 2011 Photo: Mohsin Zaheer

Young Libyan Americans Driving Diaspora Opposition Movement

They have never visited Libya, but the children of Libyan refugees and exiles living in the U.S. have become a vital force in efforts to topple the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

Maha Attieh Points to a Census Poster in her Office - Photo: Sarah Kate Kramer

Arab Americans Struggle For Accurate Census Count

According to the 2000 Census, there were approximately 1.25 million people living in the United States who self-identified as Arab. But many advocates estimate the Arab American population to be three times that size—over 3.5 million.