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ADC Live on BBC Arabic TV News to Discuss UN Conference on Racism

Washington, DC | April 20, 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) (0:00 pm in most of the Middle East).
The topic of discussion will be the current UN Conference on Racism taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, and the controversy surrounding the decision by several countries, including the United States, to boycott the conference.
The program can be viewed live online at the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/arabic/av/programmes/2008/02/?redirect=080222_live_tv.shtml&news=1&host=www&nbram=1&bbram=1&nbwm=1&bbwm=1&lang=ar
As with all scheduled live television programming, the show 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
Tel: 202-244-2990 | Fax: 202-244-7968 | E-mail: media@adc.org