April 6, 2014 | Posted in: News
Published on Jul 27, 2011
Sharmin Sadequee speaks about the unjust conviction and imprisonment of her brother, Shifa Sadequee, by the U.S. federal government. (See http://freeshifa.com/) The presentation was part of a panel discussion on “Resisting Profiling, Preemptive Prosecution and Prisoner Abuse, A citizens hearing to confront repression of human rights and civil liberties by the criminal justice system.” The event was July 16, 2011, in Detroit, Michigan (USA).
The panel presentation focused on how the ‘War on Terror’ climate and its repressive legal practices in the criminal justice system have affected civil liberties and human rights of Arab, Muslim, African American, South Asian, and all immigrant communities and the broader social justice movement.