RELIGIOUS LEADERS, HOLOCAUST & JAPANESE INTERNMENT SURVIVORS RESPOND TO THE VIOLATION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS OF MUSLIMS
WHAT: In response to the human cost of the recent pattern of unjust arrests, detentions and harassment of Muslims, a broad coalition of religious leaders and victims of civil liberties violations will visit detained Muslims, present grocery baskets to families of detained Muslims and hold a prayer service for the civil rights of Muslims.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 12th, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: In front of the Statue of the Japanese Internment Camp Detainees on Terminal Island, 1/2 block before the gate to the Immigration Customs Enforcement Detention Center at: 1299 Seaside Ave, San Pedro (Terminal Island)
* Rev. Peter Laarman, Progressive Christians Uniting
* Rev. James M. Lawson, Jr., Southern Christian Leadership Conference
* Stephen Rohde, Progressive Jewish Alliance
* Hussam Ayloush, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations
* Shaikh Sadullah Khan, Director of Muslim Affairs, USC
* Salam Al Marayati, Executive Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council
* Families of detainees and Muslim individuals whose rights have been
* Clergy who have visited detained Muslims
* Japanese Internment Camp survivors
* Children of Holocaust survivors
CONTACT: Thia Stephan (626) 683-9004; Alexia Salvatierra (213) 219-2449
Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace is a three-year-old Los
Angeles-based interfaith organization whose mission statement is: Religious
Communities Must Stop Blessing War and Violence.
CONTACT CAIR-LA: Sabiha Khan, 714-776-1847 or 714-390-0334