Citizens’ Hearing


Date published: Fri, 31 December 10

National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms (NCPCF), Presents CITIZENS’ HEARING

The Loss of Civil Freedoms in America: A Response by Muslim and Civil Rights Organizations

“Enlighten the people generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.” Thomas Jefferson

Date: Saturday, January 29, 2011
When: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Where: Washington D.C. – 901 G St., NW- (Between 9th and G streets)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library- Room A-5

Panel I:  Prosecuting Thought Crimes and Manufactured Charges
Witnesses: Prof. Sahar Aziz, Georgetown Law Center
Steve Downs, Project SALAM

Panel II:  Profiling and the Erosion of Civil Freedoms
Witnesses: Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee
Mike German, American Civil Liberties Union
Corey Saylor*, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Panel III: Unequal Treatment and Victim Families Testimonies
Witnesses: Shaker Elsayed, Universal Justice Foundation
Padriss Kebriaei, Center for Constitutional Rights
Faisal Hashmi, Muslim Justice Initiative
A member from the Duka, Elashi, and Abu Ali Families


Free and Public Event. Please arrive by 12:45PM.