It is critical that we stand with those who stand with us.
Today, Thursday, November 17, 2011, in 1,600 cities across America hundreds and thousands of people are standing up for justice and equity for the 99% of its people. Please google your city information and participate.
These are the same people who stand up against Islamophobia.
Friday, Muslims in New York will pray Juma at the old Liberty square and march demanding end to New York Police Harassment of Muslim community. See the flyer below. 29% of all Muslim children in New York Public Schools have been stopped by police because of the religious profiling.
Now CIA, which is prohibited by law to operate in the US, is training NYPD to do it.
See the flyer below for more details.
RALLY & FRIDAY PRAYER TO STOP NYPD/CIA REPRESSION OF MUSLIM COMMUNITIES Friday, November 18, 2011 11:30 - 4 PM Foley Square (Worth St between Lafayette & Centre St.), NYC - - - - - - - - - 11:30 pm: March from Occupied Wall St. (Zuccotti Park) 1-2pm: Jummah Prayer 2-4pm: Speakers & Performances
Calling all people of conscience: Following numerousAssociated Press reports about NYPD programs that profile, investigate and entrap American Muslims not even suspected of committing a crime, it is time for Muslims and all Americans to STAND UP.
While legal and political actions and education continue, it is crucial that this movement be led by the people it affects: all of us.
Muslims, affected communities and all allies of justice, join us.
An immediate end to all racial, ethnic and religious profiling.
The dismantlement and disclosure of all warrant-less surveillance operations.
An independent commission to investigate all NYPD, CIA and FBI operations against the Muslim community.
The immediate protection of our right to freedom of worship, free speech and free association.
The equal protection, under the law, of Muslims and all people of New York.
Sponsored by: Majlis Ash-Shura of Metropolitan New York, Muslim Peace Coalition USA, Arab Muslim American Federation, Council on American Islamic Relations - New York (CAIR-NY), Muslim American Society (MAS-NY), Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Al-Awda NY: Palestine Right to Return Coalition, Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, Social Justice Task Force of Muslim Alliance in North America, ICNA New York, Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY), Muslim Defense Committee - National Lawyers Guild - NYC, Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition (MACLC), Muslim Consultative Network (MCN)
Endorsed by: International Action Center, Direct Action Working Group and Immigrant Working Group of Occupy Wall Street, United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC), May 1 Workers & Immigrant Rights Coalition, BAYAN USA, Pakistan USA Freedom Forum, Project SALAM, Honduras USA Resistencia, SI Solidarity Iran, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice, CLEAR @ CUNY Law, Veterans for Peace - Chapter 34 NYC, NY Committee to Stop FBI Repression, Pakistan Solidarity Network, Brooklyn For Peace, Jews Against Islamophobia, Jews Say No!, Brooklyn Congregations United, Jewish Voices for Peace NY, Women Against Islamophobia & Racism, First Unitarian Universalist Church, Church St. Paul and St. Andrew, All Souls Church, Labor for Palestine and New York City Labor Against the War, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, New York Taxi Workes Alliance, South Asia Solidarity Initiative, Turning Point for Women & Families
Muslim Peace Coalition USA The Muslim Peace Coalition USA is a grassroots alliance that has spread to 14 states since its inception. The Coalition's mission is to work closely with the peace movement and civil rights organizations to oppose war, terrorism and Islamophobia.