Brian Bates

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    January 13, 2011

    Imam Zoubir Bouchikhi: Arrested Shortly Before Deportation

    Photo and video by Paula Beltr√°nProtests over an imam's treatment​Yesterday Ilyes and Omar Bouchikhi, aged 13 and 11, left school early to attend a protest on behalf of their father, Imam Zoubir Bouchikhi. Bouchikhi, the spiritual leader of a mosque in Southeast Houston who last year was de ... More >>

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Deliverance from China

    Unmarried and pregnant, she knew her options in a land obsessed with population control: Abort or become an outcast. Lijun looked for another way out.