ADC Live on Al-Arabiya to Discuss Military Commissions Act
Washington, DC | October 18, 2007 | www.adc.org | Tomorrow the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) will be represented live by Kareem Shora, National Executive Director, on the Al-Arabiya news satellite television network. (For more information see: http://www.alarabiya.net/ )
Shora will appear on Al-Arabiya‘s “Akher Al-Isbo” (“End of the Week”) news program live at 9:30 am EST (4:30 pm in most of the Middle East). He will be discussing the Military Commissions Act and the recent legal changes and challenges. Shora will discuss the impact this has on civil rights and liberties in the United States.
As with all live television programming, the show is subject to change without notice.
NOTE TO EDITORS: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which is non sectarian and non partisan, is the largest Arab-American civil rights organization in the United States. It was founded in 1980, by former Senator James Abourezk to protect the civil rights of people of Arab descent in the United States and to promote the cultural heritage of the Arabs. ADC has 38 chapters nationwide, including chapters in every major city in the country, and members in all 50 states.
The ADC Research Institute (ADC-RI), which was founded in 1981, is a Section 501(c)(3) educational organization that sponsors a wide range of programs on behalf of Arab Americans and of importance to all Americans. ADC-RI programs include research studies, seminars, conferences and publications that document and analyze the discrimination faced by Arab Americans in the workplace, schools, media, and governmental agencies and institutions. ADC-RI also celebrates the rich cultural heritage of the Arabs.