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CAIR-FL: Former Gitmo Chaplain to Discuss Terror, Torture

CAIR-FL: FORMER GITMO CHAPLAIN TO DISCUSS WAR ON TERROR, TORTURE

(TAMPA, FL, 11/15/2006) – On Thursday, November 16, 2006, the Tampa office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Tampa) and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) at USF will hold a public forum to discuss the Guantanamo prison camp and the use of torture.

Keynote speaker at the event will be former U.S. Army Chaplain James Yee. The forum, which is free and open to the public, will also include a panel discussion featuring ACLU Florida Board member Michael Pheneger and CAIR Tampa Executive Director Ahmed Bedier.

WHAT: MSA/CAIR-Tampa Guantanamo Prison Forum
WHEN: Thursday, November 16, 7 p.m.
WHERE: University of South Florida (USF), Phyllis Marshall Center Ballroom (From E. Fletcher Ave, turn south on N. Palm Ave, follow signs to Marshall Center.) MEDIA NOTE: Yee is available for interviews prior to event. Please Contact Jamie Hammad at 813-486-2529.

CAIR, America’s largest Islamic civil liberties group, has 32 regional offices and chapters nationwide and in Canada.

CONTACT: Jamie Hammad, 813-486-2529, jhammad@cairfl.org

 

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