Tonight, we had our rally and march at the Masjid As-Salam. Over one hundred people attended the event. Shamshad Ahmad, president of the mosque welcomed everyone to the mosque and described how Yassin’s case affected Muslims. The Honorable Dominick Calsolaro, Common Council member for the First Ward in Albany spoke about the Albany Resolution and the targeting of Muslims.
Kathy Manley, one of Yassin Aref’s lawyers, spoke eloquently about the case, and explained the appeal.
Jeanne Finley introduced the speakers and moderated the question and answer period.
I spoke about why I am going on a 133 mile walk.
Posted by Lynne Jackson