Posted on May 28, 2013 in Countdown
Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Blog
With just about a month left until the special election to fill the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry, there are two things we encourage you to do. First, of course, is to make sure you’re registered to vote in the June 25 special election. The deadline to register is June 5. Then find out how the two candidates—Dem. Congressman Ed Markey and Republican equity investor and former Navy SEAL Gabriel Gomez—stand on the issues. Topping AAI’s list of questions are their stances on civil liberties, national security, humanitarian aid to Palestinians and Syrian refugees.
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Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Blog
Posted on May 22, 2013 in Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Omar Tewfik , 202-652-4988
Washington, DC - May 22, 2013 - The following statement was submitted for the record by Arab American Institute President James Zogby to the House Judiciary Committee hearing, "Protecting U.S. Citizens' Constitutional Rights During The War on Terror," which took place today.
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Chairman Goodlatte, Ranking Member Conyers, and members of the Committee: I am honored to submit this testimony for the record on behalf of the Arab American Institute.
As a non-partisan non-profit organization, the Arab American Institute conducts research and policy analysis on...Read more
Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Blog
Posted by on May 10, 2013 in Blog
The Arab American Institute submitted the following statement from Executive Director Maya Berry to the first House Homeland Security Committee hearing on last month’s bombings in Boston. Immediately after the attacks, false information about the motives, origins, and perpetrators of the attacks were widely disseminated by members of the media, elected officials and members of the intelligence community to an anxious American public. Predictably, and without any knowledge of the facts, proponents of increased surveillance and ethnic and religious profiling - practices which target the Arab American and American Muslim communities - used Boston to make the...Read more