Friday, May 20, 2011

Confronting Police and FBI Repression 7pm SAT MAY 21, 2011 nyc



Saturday, May 21 · 7:00pm - 9:00pm


56 Walker Street

2 blocks below Canal street, between Broadway and Church
New York, NY

Confronting Police and FBI Repression
of Communities of Color & Oppressed Nationalities
7pm SAT MAY 21at 56 Walker St
...In lower Manhattan, Take any train to Canal st (two blocks south, between
Broadway and Church)

Hatem Abudayyeh, a Palestinian human rights activist, will speak about government
repression against Palestinians, Arabs, and Muslims in the US. Hatem's home was
raided by the FBI last fall, where he was served a Grand Jury subpoena along with 23
other anti-war, international solidarity, and Palestinian community activists.

A speaker from Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM) will talk about the impact of local
and federal law enforcement misconduct on South Asian, Arab, and Muslim communities
in New York.

Brandon King of Malcolm X Grassroots Movement will speak about the impact of
COINTELPRO, FBI and police repression on the black community.

CCR attorney Shayana Kadidal will give a legal update on the scope of Material
Support Laws in the wake of the June 2010 Supreme Court decision, Humanitarian Law
Project vs. Holder.

This event is sponsored by: NY Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Al-Awda NY, DRUM,
and Malcolm X Grassroots Movement.

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