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Arab Americans celebrate 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day

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Arab Americans celebrate 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day

Arab Americans celebrate 100th Anniversary of Veterans Day Arab Americans are very proud members who served and continue to serve in the United States military, including in the U.S. Marines, Air Force, Navy and Army. The service of Arab Americans dates back to the Civil War in the 19th Century, and includes service during World…

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UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk

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UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk

UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, has expressed alarm at the continued deterioration of Julian Assange’s health since his arrest and detention earlier this year, saying his life was now at risk. Mr. Assange was sent to a UK…

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Dingell Introduces Foster Care Legislation in Honor of Rehab and Ahmed Amer

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Dingell Introduces Foster Care Legislation in Honor of Rehab and Ahmed Amer

Dingell Introduces Foster Care Legislation in Honor of Rehab and Ahmed Amer U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today reintroduced the Rehab and Ahmed Amer Foster Care Improvement Act of 2019, legislation that requires state foster care programs to ensure children are prioritized for placement with their relatives and puts additional requirements in place for a fairer decision-making…

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ADC Legal Fellowship Opportunity: Seeking Legal Fellow

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ADC Legal Fellowship Opportunity: Seeking Legal Fellow

ADC Legal Fellowship Opportunity: Seeking Legal Fellow The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is hiring one legal fellow to work with ADC’s Legal Department for the upcoming year of 2020. Interested law graduates must submit all required materials by December 1, 2019 to be considered. Description: ADC has protected the Arab-American community for 39 years against defamation,…

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Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert

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Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert

Governments and Internet companies fail to meet challenges of online hate – UN expert In a landmark report that reinforces legal standards to combat online hate, the UN’s monitor for freedom of expression calls on governments and companies to move away from standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement, and to align their laws and practices against…

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CAIR to host 25th Annual Gala Nov. 9, 2019

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CAIR to host 25th Annual Gala Nov. 9, 2019

CAIR to host 25th Annual Gala Nov. 9, 2019 The early-bird registration discount ends at midnight tonight for CAIR’s 25th anniversary gala featuring special guest Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), political commentator Dean Obeidallah, activist and community leader Linda Sarsour, and State Representative Movita Johnson-Harrell (D-PA) to be held Saturday, November 9, at the Grand Hyatt…

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