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CAIR-Philly to Mark Internment of Japanese-Americans

WHAT: In observance of the 2006 Day of Remembrance (signing of E.O. 9066, Feb. 19, 1942 to incarcerate Japanese-Americans into relocation camps), the Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philly) and the Philadelphia Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) will host a screening of the documentary, “Caught in Between.” A panel discussion on current civil liberties issues will follow the screening.

WHEN: Saturday, February 25, 2006; 2:00 – 4:00 PM

WHERE: Merion Friends Meeting; 615 Montgomery Ave; Merion, PA 19066

WHO: CAIR-Philly and the Philadelphia JACL host panelists:

– Paul Uyehara, Philadelphia JACL
– Marwan Kreidie, Philadelphia Arab American CDC
– Iftekhar Hussain, CAIR-Philly

ADMISSION: FREE.

CONTACT: Joyce Horikawa, 856.427.9431; Miiko Horikawa, 610.525.6620; Adeeba Al-Zaman, 215.592.0509

 

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