May 4 2009
“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” –Edmund Burke
Sudanese leader Simon Deng, who is a a freed slave; Mohamed Yahya, leader of Muslim Darfur group Damanga; Hindu human rights leader Arish Sahani; anti-slavery spokesman Pastor Gerald Bell, Rajinder Singh Khalsa and Bhupinder Singh Bhurji representing the Sikh community; and others.
The “Rally for Human Rights and Freedom,” sponsored by the Human Rights Coalition Against Radical Islam (HRCARI), and a new rainbow coalition of dozens of diverse partner organizations, will feature a special ceremony to honor the US Military, Homeland Security, police, firefighters, emergency workers and others who have defended the United States from terror. A representative of the 9/11 Families will be present, as will a retired NYC police officer who lost a family member on 9/11.