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Anti -Hate Group Calls On Democrats To Disinvite Radical Muslim Leader From Convention

August 23, 2008

http://www.americansagainsthate.org/press_releases/PR-ISNA_Democratic_Convention.php August 23, 2008
For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Kaufman (info@americansagainsthate.org)
ANTI-HATE GROUP CALLS ON DEMOCRATS TO DISINVITE RADICAL MUSLIM LEADER FROM CONVENTION

ISNA, A NAMED HAMAS CO-CONSPIRATOR, RECENTLY PROPAGATED MATERIAL CALLING FOR MURDER OF JEWS

(Denver, CO) Americans Against Hate (AAH) is calling on the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) to disinvite Ingrid Mattson, the National President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), from speaking at its Denver convention. Mattson is scheduled to help lead a convention interfaith forum tomorrow, Sunday, August 24th.

ISNA, a group related to the violent Muslim Brotherhood, was named by the U.S. government a co-conspirator for a 2007 federal trial which dealt with the financing of millions of dollars to Hamas.

Also, as recently as last month, under Mattson's watch, ISNA propagated material on its national website calling for the murder of Jews and the waging of war against Jews and Christians. The violent ISNA documents can be viewed here.

AAH Chairman Joe Kaufman stated, "It is unconscionable for the Democratic leadership to allow the head of a group that is connected to terrorism and that spreads hate against others to participate in a political convention. We demand that Mattson be disinvited from speaking at the Democratic Convention immediately. ISNA and Mattson should be condemned for their actions."

AAH encourages everyone concerned to respectfully express his/her feelings on this matter, by contacting the DNCC at (720) 362-2008.

Joe Kaufman is available for interview. E-mail: info@americansagainsthate.org.

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