MAS Freedom Foundation Underscores Egyptian Human Rights Campaign with Visits and Rally

April 23, 2007

Source: Muslim American Society Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Apr. 23, 2007 (MASNET) On March 2, 2007 the Muslim American Society (MAS) Freedom Foundation, through its civil and human rights department, responded to the human rights violations and severe assault on nonviolent opposition groups by launching the Human Rights Campaign in Egypt.

The Freedom Foundation has officially expressed its concerns to the U.S. State Department, the Egyptian embassy, and congressional leadership. The Freedom Foundation will confer with officials from the State Department and the Egyptian embassy in separate meetings on Tuesday, April 24, 2007.

Joining MAS Freedom Foundation will be prominent American religious leaders and human rights activists.

Further, to protest recent assaults in Egypt on human rights and democratic initiatives, the MAS Freedom Foundation and other human rights organizations will sponsor a rally in front of the Egyptian embassy, 3521 International Court NW, Washington, DC on Friday, April, 27 at 1:00 pm. Additional demonstrations in front of Egyptian consulate offices will be held in Detroit and Chicago.