October 11, 2012

Today ADC will observe one minute of silence in remembrance of Alex Odeh. Please join us at 12:00 pm (noon) EST, as we reflect on the life and untimely death of Alex, his inspirational character, and his service to the Arab American community. 

On October 11, 1985, Alex Odeh was killed when a powerful pipe bomb exploded as he unlocked and opened the door of the ADC office in Santa Ana, California. In addition to killing Alex, the bomb injured several other victims.

WATCH: Previously unreleased video outlining the unsolved murder of Alex Odeh

Today marks the 27th anniversary of this terrorist attack.

ADC remembers Alex and continues to reinforce its demand that those responsible for his murder be brought to justice.

Last week, ADC sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to renew their genuine efforts in resolving the case. ADC has made a formal request for a meeting with the attorney general to discuss the case. 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) case into Alex Odeh’s murder remains open, with a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an arrest and conviction. However, no arrest has yet been made in spite of the fact that press reports have stated over the years that the FBI identified members of the Jewish Defens