DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA: Art, Activism & Law in the Age of Insecurity
A panel discussion on Muslim Civil Liberties after 9/11 Preceded by a screening of WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE? Followed by a walk-through of the DISAPPEARED IN AMERICA installation
Saturday, April 9, 2:30 PM Queens Museum of Art, 2d Floor Auditorium
Panelists: *Marina Budhos, author of forthcoming INVISIBLE, a young adult novel about detentions
*Rachel Meeropol, attorney, Center for Constitutional Rights; editor of AMERICA’S DISAPPEARED
*Aziz Huq, VISIBLE Collective; attorney at Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law School on democracy and national security issues
*Tariq Abdel-Muhti, son of Farouk Abdel-Muhti, Palestinian activist and WBAI reporter who died from heart attack from complications during his two-year detention.
*Aimara Lin, activist, Not In Our Name; granddaughter of Japanese internees
*Theresa Thanjan, director, WHOSE CHILDREN ARE THESE?
Moderator: Naeem Mohaiemen, Director, VISIBLE, a collective of Muslim and Other Artist-Activists