Los Angeles - Hatem Abudayyeh: FBI Targeted Activist Speaks out

Event Information
Date: 
Mon, 2011-02-14 18:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Fernando's
519 South Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
United States

This Valentines Day come out and support Peace Activists!

Recently targeted by the FBI and subpoenaed to a Grand Jury in Chicago for challenging U.S. foreign policy in Israel/Palestine, SDS will be bringing Hatem Abudayyeh of the Palestine Solidarity Group.

The event will include food, music, and fund raising for the much needed legal support. Come out and hear Hatem's first hand experience of the FBI's "knock" on September 24th.

Abudayyeh writes and speaks on issues related to the Arab community in Chicagoland and the U.S., as well as foreign policy as it regards Palestine, Iraq, and the Arab World.

Hatem Abudayyeh is the Executive Director of the Arab American Action Network (AAAN), a community based organization that helps empower Arab Americans and Arab immigrants. The son of Palestinian immigrants who themselves were leaders in Chicago’s Arab community;
Hatem was born in Chicago and coached varsity basketball and baseball as an administrative assistant at Mather High School before joining the AAAN.

Hatem is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Coalition of African, Arab, Asian, European, and Latino Immigrants of Illinois (CAAAELII), is a founding Advisory Board member of the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC), and sits on the National Coordinating Committee of the United States Palestine Community Network (USPCN). Abudayyeh writes and speaks on issues related to the Arab community in Chicago and the U.S., as well as foreign policy as it
regards Palestine, Iraq, and the Arab World.

More info on FBI raids and Grand Jury subpoenas: http://www.stopfbi.net/

Local Los Angeles Chapter: www.stopfbiLA.net

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