From the Canadian Islamic Congress:
THE CANADIAN ISLAMIC CONGRESS
PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT
April 29, 2008
ISLAMIC CONGRESS AND LAW STUDENTS TO MAKE PUBLIC SETTLEMENT OFFER TO MACLEAN'S ON HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLAINTS
TORONTO - The Canadian Islamic Congress and a group of law students who recently filed human rights complaints against Maclean's magazine for publishing Islamophobic content, are planning to present a public offer to the magazine's management to settle the matter.
Details of this offer and more information regarding the background of the above-mentioned complaints will be provided to those in attendance.
10:00 a.m.: Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, The Quebec Room, 100 Front Street West, Toronto ON
Present at the media conference will be:
- Faisal Joseph: CIC legal counsel, former Federal and Provincial
Crown Attorney, and former Chair of the Criminal Section of the Canadian
Bar Association (Nova Scotia).
- Muneeza Sheikh, Naseem Mithoowani and Khurrum Awan: Three of the law students/graduates who were original complainants against Maclean's
For more information contact:
Faisal Joseph: (519) 672-4510