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CAIR-LA Co-Sponsors Civil Liberties Forum

WHAT: On February 7, CAIR-LA will co-sponsor a forum, “And Then They Came
For Me: Civil Liberties…History, Now and Tomorrow.”

The Moderator will be Stephen Rohde, Civil Liberties lawyer and author of
“American Words of Freedom,” with a keynote address by Rev. James Lawson.
other speakers include: Hussam Ayloush, Executive Director, Council on
American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA); Arif Shaikh, Public Relations & Media
Director, Islamic Relief Worldwide; Yaman Hamdan, daughter of detainee,
Imam Abdul-Jabbar Hamdan; Jim Matsuoka, survivor of the World War II
Japanese American Internment.

WHEN: Monday February 7, 2005, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE: SGI-LA Friendship Center, 5899 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles

For more information, contact: Interfaith Communities United for Justice
and Peace at (626)683-9004 or visit


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