Category Archives: Victim Support

This man survived the 2011 Utøya terror attack. Now, Norway wants to deport him and his family

Rick Noack Washington Post   By the time Anders Behring Breivik was arrested by Norwegian authorities in 2011, he had already killed 77 people in one of Europe’s most gruesome terror attacks. Mubarak Haji Ahmed and Khalid Ahmed only narrowly survived the attack at a summer camp on the island of Utøya. Their brother, Ismail Ahmed, was killed. Mubarak still […]

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IRS Prodded to Publicize Tax Breaks for 9/11 Victims

By Michael Cohn Accounting Today The Internal Revenue Service is being pressed to provide more awareness of tax breaks for victims and survivors of terrorist attacks such as 9/11, including first responders. In the months following 9/11, Congress passed a law known as the Victims of Terrorism Tax Relief Act of 2001. Among other provisions, […]

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Building bonds among kids of terrorism’s victims

Michael Vitez, Philadephia Inquirer Robert Pycior, 21, wore an orange tutu, orange leotard, orange wig. He was feeling very pro-orange. He lost his father in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon, but he had team spirit. Everyone on the orange team Sunday – and the blue and the red and teal, for that matter, all 72 […]

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