Philadelphia, PA: 7:00 P.M. Video and Forum on the National Day of Action to Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression

Event Information
Date: 
Tue, 2011-01-25 19:00
Organized by: 
International Action Center
Location: 
Calvary Church
48th & Baltimore
Philadelphia, PA
United States
Phone: 215-724-1618

Video and Forum on the National Day of Action to Protest FBI and Grand Jury Repression.

Topic:

STOP FBI ENTRAPMENT OF INNOCENT MUSLIMS

FORUM:

Steve Downs - Retired New York State attorney and a founder of Project SALAM, which believes many innocent Muslims have been targeted, prosecuted & convicted since 9/11.

Dominick Calsolaro - Member of Albany, NY City Council that passed a Resolution in Support of Justice for Muslims Targeted by Preemptive Prosecution

Burim Duka - Brother of three of the Ft Dix 5, unjustly convicted and imprisoned, now in Supermax prisons.

Laila Yaghi - Mother of Ziyad Yaghi,  North Carolina resident arrested by FBI after visiting Jordan in 2006.

The 7pm event is at Calvary Church (48th & Baltimore)

A 1/2 hour documentary entitled "Entrapment or Foiling Terror? FBI’s Reliance on Paid Informants Raises Questions about Validity of Terrorism Cases", shown on Democracy Now, will be shown before the panel discussion takes place.

Participating organizations: ACLU-Pennsylvania; Brandywine Peace Community; Council on American-Islamic Relations, Pennsylvania (CAIR-PA); Fort Dix 5 Defense Committee; International Action Center; PAW (Philadelphia Against War)
                                                          
For more info: 215-724-1618; phillyiac@peoplesmail.net

PRESS CONTACT:  Joseph Piette 610-931-2615