Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Feb. 5, "Unconstitutional" and Open Microphone

View "Unconstitutional; The War on Civil Liberties" on a giant screen at the
Muslim American Society Youth Center at 3120 Euclid Ave. Saturday, Feb. 5,
6pm. Sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network(GCISN).
Free, but donation-friendly. (1 hour film)

Sound Off on the Democracy Mike.
Share your story of repression and/or enlightenment in the New American Dark
Century. Poets, Comedians and Performancists welcome!
Fair Trade Coffee, Tea and Brown Sugar Shortbreads served.

"It's important to stand with the targeted ones: Arabs, Muslims and South
Asians at this time of our history repeating itself, again and again."
GCISN member

"The PATRIOT ACT is for us. PATRIOT II is for you."
local Palestinian man

"We created Unconstitutional to show Americans the extent to which our civil
liberties and our freedoms have been trampled upon by our government since
9/11," said Robert Greenwald, the film's executive producer. "The more
Americans understand what is at stake, and what has already been lost, the
more determined we become to protect our rights." Unconstitutional, which was
written, directed and produced by Nonny de la Peña, explores how the Patriot
Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the
civil liberties of all Americans.

The GCISN formed in in October 2003 in response to "special registration" of
U.S. males originating from and of 25 nations with large Muslim populations.
These unconstitional acts were performed by the U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement (formerly Immigration and Naturalization Service), now reordered
under the Department of Homeland Security.

Don Bryant 440-237-0673



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