Statement by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on US Efforts to Curb Freedom of Speech and more

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

 اللجنة الأمريكية العربية لمكافحة التمييز 

Monday April 7, 2014


The Weeks Ahead


  • Tuesday, April 8th at 9:00am in Washington, DC. The U.S. Instutute of Peace presents, “Mapping Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Architecture and Planning in Conflict Resolution Panel Discussion and Exhibit.” Click here for details. 

  • Tuesday, April 8th at 11:30am-1:00pm. “Beyond the Arab Spring: U.S. Engagement in a Changing Middle East.” The panelists will consider how a range of domestic and regional changes in the Middle East have generated new challenges for U.S. diplomacy. Click here for details. 

  • April 8th at 6:30pm-8:00pm in Washington, DC at Busboys & Poets on 5th & K. Join us for the DC launch of the new book  ”Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from Young  Writers in Gaza, Palestine.” Click here for details. 

  • Wednesday, Apr 9th at 12pm-1pm in Washington, DC. The Middle East Institute and the Foundation for Middle East Peace (FMEP) present, “Israeli-Palestinian Environmental Cooperation: The Kidron Valley/Wadi Nar Master Plan.” Click here for details.

  • Thursday, April 10 at 1pm in Washington, DC at the Ronald Reagan Building. USAID Rountable Discussion: “Arab Women Rising: Role of Entrepreneurs in Social Change.”  Click here for details. 

  • April 30th at 5:30pm at Byblos Banquet Hall in Dearborn, Michigan. 15th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner with Professor Adrien Wing as the Keynote Speaker. RSVP by emailing 

Last Week’s Wrap-Up

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Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, 123rd Patriarch of Antioch

The Syriac Orthodox Church, one of the oldest churches in the world and seated in the heart of war-ravaged Syria, has selected a U.S.-based archbishop as its next patriarch.

Moran Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, a native of Syria, has been Metropolitan and Patriarchal Vicar to the Archdiocese of the Syriac Orthodox Church for the Eastern United States, based in New Jersey, since 1996.

Civil Rights ‏@civilrightsorg 

President Obama should take every step within his power to curb deportations & the separation of families. #not1more

Gaza Writes Back: Short Stories from young Writers in Gaza, Palestine

Edited by Refaat Alareer

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