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Aug 21, 2013, 04:35 ET

AFDI and 9/11 Parents & Families of Firefighters & WTC Victims to hold Memorial and Press Conference at Ground Zero on 9/11

 The human rights organization the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and 9/11 Parents & Families of Firefighters & WTC Victims...

Jul 15, 2013, 04:45 ET

AFDI to Restore FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist Bus Ads, Removed to Avoid Offending Muslims

The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) is restoring an FBI bus ad campaign in Seattle that was taken down because...

Jul 02, 2013, 06:57 ET

Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer to Appeal Banning from UK

 Human rights activists Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) are challenging the decision to ban...

Jun 03, 2013, 12:06 ET

AFDI to Protest Justice Department's Attempt to Criminalize Criticism of Islam

 The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) is holding a demonstration for free speech in Tennessee, at the site...

Apr 29, 2013, 04:00 ET

AFDI Calls for Closure of Mosques That Breed Jihad Terror

The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has called upon government and law enforcement authorities to close three...

Apr 24, 2013, 09:41 ET

AFDI Decries Inflammatory Victimhood Posturing by Hamas-Linked Groups In Wake of Boston Jihad

The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), a foremost civil rights and human rights advocacy organization, today decried the wave of...

Apr 24, 2013, 02:45 ET

American Freedom Defense Initiative Announces Platform for Defending Freedom In Wake of Boston Jihad

 The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has unveiled a 18-point platform for preserving and defending free...

Mar 11, 2013, 16:42 ET

AFDI denounces San Francisco leaders' condemnation of jihad truth ads

 A prominent national human rights organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), has denounced San Francisco city leaders'...

Jan 22, 2013, 07:50 ET

AFDI: Pamela Geller to Address "Investigate Al Jazeera Now" Press Conference

 Human rights activists and advocates for journalistic accuracy are holding a press conference in Washington to call on Congress to investigate...

Oct 10, 2012, 12:33 ET

AFDI asks WMATA not to cave in to pressure from Hamas-linked Muslim Brotherhood group CAIR

 A prominent national human rights organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), is asking Americans to act now in defense of...

May 17, 2012, 03:56 ET

AFDI/SIOA, FMU to Host "Summer Night for Human Rights" in Defense of Iranian Pastor Sentenced to Death for Leaving Islam

The prominent human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and its Stop Islamization of America (SIOA) program, along with...

Apr 02, 2012, 13:47 ET

AFDI leaders Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer to Testify in Free Speech Suit Against New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority

 The leaders of a prominent national human rights organization will be testifying in a Manhattan court on Tuesday in support of AFDI's free...

Feb 06, 2012, 15:00 ET

Michael Coren to Address AFDI Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference in Dearborn, Michigan at Hyatt Regency

Popular television host and bestselling author Michael Coren has been added to the speakers list of the first-ever human rights conference...

Dec 05, 2011, 05:36 ET

AFDI/SIOA, VAST to Host Jessica Mokdad Human Rights Conference in Dearborn, Michigan at Hyatt Regency

 The prominent human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), its Stop Islamization of America (SIOA) program and the...

Nov 02, 2011, 10:01 ET

AFDI/SIOA Applauds Florida State Tea Party Decision to Rescind Invitation to Hamas-Linked Hate Group CAIR

A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization today applauded the Florida State Tea Party Convention's decision to disinvite a...

Oct 24, 2011, 18:30 ET

AFDI/SIOA Condemns Nashville Hutton Hotel's Cancellation of Freedom Conference, Capitulation to Islamic Supremacism

A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization has condemned the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee for capitulating to Islamic...

Oct 24, 2011, 05:06 ET

AFDI/SIOA Calls on Hyatt Hotels to Apologize, Institute Sensitivity Training After Caving Into Islamic Supremacist Pressure

A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization is calling on the Hyatt Hotel Place in Sugar Land, Texas to apologize and hold...

Sep 21, 2011, 12:40 ET

AFDI/SIOA chief Pamela Geller Wins Free Speech Victory Over Lawyer Tied to Hamas-Linked CAIR

AFDI/SIOA co-founder and Executive Director Pamela Geller has won an important victory for free speech. Omar Tarazi, a lawyer linked to the Hamas...

Sep 06, 2011, 07:43 ET

AFDI/SIOA 9/11 Freedom Rally Welcomes Clergy, First Responders, 9/11 Family Members Banned From Official Ceremonies

The human rights organization American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) will be hosting its second annual 9/11 Freedom Rally on September 11 at...

Aug 16, 2011, 10:12 ET

AFDI Unveils Threats to Freedom Index

A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization has published a list of groups that are the foremost threats to freedom in the United...

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