CAIR Hosts Yemeni Judge Who Challenged Extremists
(WASHINGTON, D.C., 12/12/05) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was honored today to host Yemeni Judge Hamoud Abdulhameed Al-Hitar at its Capitol Hill headquarters.
Al-Hitar is head of the court of appeal for Sana’a and Al-Jawf and president of both the Intellectual Dialogue Committee and the Yemeni Human Rights Organization. He is touring the United States as a participant in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Al-Hitar is known for his efforts to challenge the ideology of extremists through the use of basic Islamic source materials.