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ADC Live on BBC Arabic TV News to Discuss Abuse Report at CIA Secret Prisons

Washington, DC | August 24, 2009 | www.adc.org | The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) will be represented live by Kareem Shora, National Executive Director, on the BBC Arabic News television.
Shora will appear on BBC’s Arabic primetime news worldwide at 2:00 pm (EST) (9:00 pm in most of the Middle East).
The topic of discussion will be the 2004 report by the CIA Inspector General detailing interrogation tactics used in CIA secret prisons; including the use of electric drills and a gun in mock executions. A New York federal judge has ordered a redacted version of the report be released today as part of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
Click Here to view this program live online.
As with all scheduled live television programming, this program is subject to change without notice.
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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.
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Contact: Yousef Munayyer
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee | www.adc.org
1732 Wisconsin Ave., NW | Washington, DC | 20007
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