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Obaid H. Siddiqui
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Obaid is a writer and freelance journalist based in Philadelphia.

Agreed; first and foremost, all respect should be given to deputies Kinchen and English - and the family of Kinchen. What happened to him was a horrible tragedy. However, what never made sense - nor did the prosecution ever posit a theory on - is what motive Al-Amin had to shoot, and kill, deputies serving him a Read more

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That’s another odd element to the story: why is Al-Amin in federal custody if he was convicted on state charges in Georgia? Al-Amin’s lawyers originally went to the federal courts to petition for an appeal when he was moved to the federal max security prison in Colorado, but the court ruled his case needed to be Read more

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You and many, many others. A lot of people assumed the first story told was the complete one. Unfortunately, it looks like the evidence leans toward Al-Amin being railroaded. Read more

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Agreed. All the worst decisions are made in fear. Add in a systematic oppression of Black Americans and you have our current system rife with injustice. Read more

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