Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Discussion on Muslim Civil Liberties 4/9/05, Queens, NYC

DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA: Art, Activism & Law in the Age of Insecurity

A panel discussion on Muslim Civil Liberties after 9/11
Preceded by a screening of WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE?
Followed by a walk-through of the DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA installation

Saturday, April 9, 2:30 PM
Queens Museum of Art, 2d Floor Auditorium

*Maya Sen, anti-detention activist, spokesperson for Blue Triangle Network

*Rachel Meeropol, attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights; editor of AMERICA'S DISAPPEARED

*Aziz Huq, VISIBLE Collective; attorney at Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School on democracy and national security issues

*Tariq Abdel-Muhti, son of Farouk Abdel-Muhti, Palestinian activist and WBAI reporter who died from heart attack from complications during his two-year detention.

*Aimara Lin, national coordinator, Not In Our Name; granddaughter of Japanese-American internees

*Theresa Thanjan, director, WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE?

Moderator: Naeem Mohaiemen, Director, VISIBLE, a collective of Muslim and Other Artist-Activists

2:30 PM: Screening of WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE? (27 mins)
3:00 PM: Panel Discussion & Q&A
4:30 PM: Walk-through discussion of DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA installation

Refreshments will be served


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