AAH TO FOX AND BILL O’REILLY: STOP LEGITIMIZING CAIR

FOX NEWS FEATURES HAMAS OPERATIVE, NIHAD AWAD, ON ITS DAILY AND NIGHTLY SHOWS

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Joe Kaufman

Americans Against Hate

(Coral Springs, FL) Yesterday, August 3, 2010, throughout the day, Fox News featured as a guest for different Fox shows Nihad Awad, the National Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), to discuss the building of a Ground Zero mosque.

Awad is a former leader of the then-American propaganda wing of Hamas, the Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP), and CAIR has been named by the U.S. government as a party to the financing of millions of dollars to Hamas.

On the O’Reilly Factor, a show hosted by Bill O’Reilly, O’Reilly told Awad, “You’re a good guest” and “We appreciate you coming on.”

When Awad told O’Reilly that the Muslim community has “no connection with terrorists,” O’Reilly ignored the statement and never questioned Awad’s or his group’s own connection with terrorists or Hamas financing.

During another Fox show, when a guest brought up CAIR’s ties to terror, Fox host Bill Hemmer cut off the discussion about CAIR, because he said he was getting off the subject of the mosque.

AAH Chairman Joe Kaufman stated, “The building of a radical mosque at Ground Zero is disgusting, but what’s even worse is using the subject to legitimize a terrorist-related group. When Fox News or Bill O’Reilly bring a leader of CAIR on as a guest, they are legitimizing Hamas. Period. We call on Fox and O’Reilly to end their association with CAIR and Hamas.”

Joe Kaufman is available for interview. E-mail: info@americansagainsthate.org.

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