"Arab-Americans bring own agenda to rally, receive mixed reaction"
Posted Tue, May 2, 2006 at 10:44 am
Waving a Palestinian flag, a group of Muslims and Arab-Americans on Monday joined thousands of demonstrators in the state capital participating in the national boycott to support immigrant rights.Lie down with ANSWER, wake up with far-left groups and people passing out 'Free the Cuban Five' pamphlets.
While their presence was welcomed by the predominantly Hispanic crowd, their message received a mixed reaction.
..."No to the U.S. occupation of Iraq. No to the Israeli occupation of Palestine," shouted Kiswani, program director for the National Council of Arab Americans in Sacramento. "Yes to the return of Palestinian refugees to their homeland."