tamerlan-tsarnaev

yes, you’re racist. i’m talking to you, “yes, you’re racist,” because apparently you can’t fucking do your research. caucasian does not equal white, even though white people (and you, i guess) like to pretend that it does. i don’t blame you for not picking up on this, i blame a society dominated by white western europeans who for centuries have made it their business to oppress and erase people of color, a group to which many caucasians belong. i’ll take it you’re not well-read at all informed on caucasian history (and i’m not going to do that job for you) so let me just point you to the many, many non-white ethnic groups of the caucasus: the armenians, the azeris, the kurds, the turks, and yes, the chechens. though dzhokhar and tamerlan tsarnaev are white-passing chechens, they are chechens nonetheless. to deny their ethnic and cultural “otherness,” as defined by centuries of white supremacy, is racist and islamophobic. educate yourself before you pretend to know anything about the caucasus. 

“He would call me every day from America in the last days,” Zubeidat Tsarnaev said Sunday in a telephone interview with The Times from her home in the Russian republic of Dagestan, “and during our last conversation on the morning [before the shootout], he was especially touching and tender and alarmed at the same time,” she said. “He said he got a private phone call from [the FBI] and said that they told him he was under suspicion and should come see them. ‘If you need me, you will find me,’ he said, and hung up,” she said, beginning to sob.

“When [Tamerlan] talked to me that last time, Dzhokhar was in his house too, and he said he would give him a lift home,” their mother said. “And then the next day my daughter Bella called me and said, ‘Mama, turn on the television.’ … Now I live with the television turned on at all times,” she said, crying again.”

Bomb suspect’s mother: Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s touching call

Before he died in a shootout with police, the eldest Boston bombing suspect called his mother.

According to ABCNews.com , Tamerlan Tsarnaev told his mother while sobbing early Friday, “The police, they have started shooting at us, they are chasing us.”

Tsarnaev’s mother, Zubeidat Tsarnaev, told ABC News , that his last words before the phone line went dead were: “Mama, I love you.”

According to the report, he told her there had been a shooting and that his brother, Dzhokhar, was with him. His mother said he sounded frightened.




Russia warned U.S. about Tsarnaev, but spelling issue let him escape

(Photo: FBI via Reuters file)

The Russian government warned U.S. authorities that Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was a violent radical Islamist more than a year and a half before the April 2013 bombing, but authorities missed multiple chances to detain Tsarnaev when he was traveling to and from Dagestan for terror training, according to a soon-to-be released Congressional report.

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Important, please read if you have a FB account related to Jahar

A supporter, Sharon Winchester Jackson (real last name Womack), who is also an admin of several groups, recently posted that she had been harassed by the police because she was a supporter in the Free Jahar Movement. She stated that police bust into her home, guns drawn to serve a search warrant and confiscated all cell phones, laptops and tablets in the house. She went so far as to post photos of the warrant served and posted them on Facebook pages. In posting the pictures, the actual complaint # was visible and able to be researched online at the Judicial website for the state of Pennsylvania where she lives.

It turns out, her entire story is a lie. The actual warrant was for Sharon’s brother and had nothing to do with her or her support of Jahar and his case. It is especially upsetting as several other supporters removed themselves from groups, deleted people from their account & took other actions out of fear that a similar thing could happen to them. I don’t know if Sharon did this for attention or to seem so important to the movement that she would be targeted by the police or what. IMO there is no excuse for this. The lies came from her mouth and she posted the photos of the warrant herself. There is no mistake. She claimed to be the target of the warrant which is simply not true. Its unfortunate that her brothers dirty laundry has to be shared but it is important for people to see that they should not feel any fear about openly supporting Jahar and posting about it online.

The following links will take you to a summary of the details of the ACTUAL warrant & case (against Sharon’s brother)

http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJReport.aspx?docketNumber=MJ-32239-CR-0000389-2013

http://ujsportal.pacourts.us/DocketSheets/MDJCourtSummaryReport.aspx?docketNumber=MJ-32239-CR-0000389-2013