U.S. Representative Joe Sestak to speak at CAIR fundraiser banquet
February 28, 2007
U.S. Rep Joe Sestak To Speak At CAIR Fundraiser Banquet
By Beila Rabinowitz
February 28, 2007 - San Francisco, CA - PipeLineNews.org - US Representative Joe Sestak [D-Pennsylvania] is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the Council on American Islamic Relations [CAIR] fundraiser banquet on April 7 along with ex-Ambassador Edward Peck, CAIR spokesman Parvez Ahmad and Rafael Narbaez, head of the American Ansar Foundation.
CAIR is a Saudi funded front group for Hamas and a defendant in the 9/11 terrorism lawsuit filed by the family of FBI agent John O' Neill who was killed in the WTC attacks:
86. Council on American Islamic Relations and CAIR Canada (collectively, CAIR), have aided, abetted, and materially sponsored and al Qaeda and international terrorism. CAIR is an outgrowth of the Hamas front group the Islamic Association of Palestine. The FBI's former associate director in charge of Investigative and Counter-Intelligence Operations described the Islamic Association of Palestine as an organization that has directly supported Hamas military goals and is a front organization for Hamas that engages in propaganda for Islamic militants.
Rafael Narbaez, another speaker at the event heads the American Ansar Foundation. He is a convert to Islam and is waging 'jihad through da'wa' by urging others to follow his example.
In a video aimed at spreading Islam and recruiting converts distributed by an Islamist media group [Sound Vision] Narbaez stated "how Muslims in America are performing Jihad everyday."
Edward Peck a lefty ex-ambassador, the other featured speaker at the event went on a "Political Pilgrimage" to the Middle East last year which was organized by the Council for the National Interest which is headed by Paul Findley an admirer of bin-Laden.
Among the terrorists that Peck met with was Hamas chief Khalid Ma'aschal [who is in exile in Syria] and Bassem Kunter the brother of Samir Kuntar who is serving a life sentence in an Israeli jail. In 1979 Kuntar entered an Israeli apartment building and took Enat Haran and her father Danny hostage. He murdered Danny Haran in front of his daughter's eyes and smashed the four year old girl's skull on a rock. The Haran's 3 year old daughter Yael died as a result of suffocation while hiding with her mother Smadar in a crawl space.
Nasrallah has made the release of Samir Kuntar a prerequisite for freeing the two Israeli soldiers who were kidnapped last year.
Fortunately, CAIR is finally being forced to confront it radicalism; last month Senator Barbara Boxer rescinded an award presented to the director of a CAIR office after she was alerted to the organization's terrorism ties.
A press account of the Senator's action stated that, "Boxer said her staff came up with a "whole laundry list of things" including …CAIR's unwillingness to condemn Osama Bin Laden by name or condemn the Palestinian organization Hamas. Boxer's communications director Natalie Ravitz cited news stories detailing the convictions…of Ghassan Elashi and Ismail Royer. Elashi a founding board member of the Texas Chapter of CAIR was sentenced to 80 months in prison for engaging in financial transactions with Hamas leader Musa abu Marzook. Royer, a CAIR communications specialist …was …charged with conspiracy to support jihad overseas and sentenced to 20 years." http://www.militantislammonitor.org/article/id/2653
In light of CAIR's terror friendliness we demand that Representative Sestak cancel his scheduled speech at the organization's April 7 fundraising banquet and join with Senator Boxer in repudiating the group's activities.
Contact Joe Sestak's office:
Phone (202) 225 –2011