Fwd: Re: [orthodox-synod] Fwd: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO KEE P ELIÁN FREE
>From: "Natasha Mulligan" <natashinka@...>
>To: <FreeElian@...>, <rus-am_info_services@...>
>Subject: Re: [orthodox-synod] Fwd: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO KEE
> P ELIÁN FREE
>Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 09:32:17 -0400
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>Please don't send me messages where the recipient list is suppressed. Also,
>this has nothing to do with Russian Orthodoxy. Take me off your list.
>Don't respond to me. This issue has nothing to do with Russians, and I
>think you are totally wrong to even bring it up.
>I firmly believe the federal government did the right thing, and I am glad
>Elian is back with his father.
>I am blocking all further messages from you.
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>Subject: [orthodox-synod] Fwd: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO KEEP ELIÁN FREE
> >Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 01:37:04 -0400
> >To: rus-am_info_services@...
> >From: FreeElian@...
> >Subject: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO KEEP ELIÁN FREE
> >27 April 2000
> >FROM: AMERICANS TO KEEP ELIÁN FREE
> >TO: CONCERNED AMERICAN CITIZENS
> >SUBJECT: NATIONWIDE PROTESTS TO KEEP ELIÁN FREE
> >Plans for a series of peaceful, nationwide demonstrations against the
> >siege on Elián and supporting his freedom are now underway.
> >The demonstrations are planned for the eve of the case for Elián's asylum
> >before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia. This day
> >also happens to be Mother's Day in Latin America, when the demonstrations
> >may be an appropriate symbolic reminder that Elián's mother, who died
> >trying to reach America, wanted Elián to be free.
> >The protests will take place at 10 A.M., your time, WEDNESDAY, 10 MAY 2000
> >(the day before the hearing for Elián's asylum in Atlanta) at THE FEDERAL
> >BUILDING in each American city listed below.
> >At each protest we will fly American flags, sing the American National
> >Anthem and other great songs for liberty, and have a noted speaker give a
> >talk on why Elián should remain free in America.
> >This is a grass-roots field operation; we will need money, gifts, office
> >supplies, American flags, city maps, assistance with permits, police
> >cooperation, field coordination, use of cell phones, use of pagers, media
> >coordination, e-mail correspondents, water, food, first aid,
> >walkie-talkies or radios, security, phone callers, letter writers, people
> >to promote the event on the internet, and in the real world, and much,
> >much more.
> >Mark Da Cunha creator of the Keep Elián Free website is the national
> >coordinator. Americans To Keep Elián Free will have local coordinators in
> >each city where a protest will be held.
> >Confirmed local coordinators for Americans To Keep Elián Free are:
> >LOS ANGELES, CA:
> >AKEF Coordinator: John J. Delgado
> >E-mail: johnjdelgado@...
> >Guest Speaker: Leonard Peikoff, Ph.D.
> >NEW YORK, NY:
> >AKEF Coordinator: Andrew Hazlitt
> >E-mail: awh@...
> >Guest Speaker: Harry Binswanger, Ph.D.
> >PITTSBURGH, PA:
> >AKEF Coordinator: Jason Crawford
> >E-mail: jasonc@...
> >Guest Speaker: Jason Crawford
> >WASHINGTON, DC:
> >AKEF Coordinator: Nick Provenzo
> >E-mail: np@...
> >Guest Speaker: Ed Locke, Ph.D.
> >CHICAGO, IL:
> >AKEF Coordinator: Mark Kormes
> >E-mail: mvkormes@...
> >Guest Speaker: Walter Polovhcak
> >We will be announcing more cities, and coordinators on the Keep Elián Free
> >web site in the next few days.
> >Please let me know how you can help. If you are interested in
> >participating, please write to the LOCAL organizer at the e-mail address
> >above (or to me) without a moment's delay.
> >Contrary to what you will hear in the pro-Castro members of the press the
> >cause for Elián's inalienable right to be free is growing. My Keep Elián
> >Free petition Web site has logged in over 10,000 signatures, up from 4,000
> >before the raid on Elián's home!
> >When history is written, let those who have signed this petition to keep
> >Elián free be among those who opposed tyranny and stood proudly for
> >freedom. There is no cause nobler than defending the smallest, and most
> >persecuted, minority that exists--the individual.
> >It is in the name of this struggle that I am calling for an outcry for
> >Elián's liberty. Even if young Elián is returned to the island prison of
> >Cuba, let him see that Americans stood against evil in this unholy war
> >against the Elián's individual rights.
> >It is the not only the MORAL thing to do--it is the AMERICAN thing to do.
> >Thank you for your interest, and I look forward to hearing from you.
> >Sincerely yours,
> >Mark Da Cunha
> >Freeport, Bahamas
> >I will be updating the Keep Elián Free web site with the latest
> >information concerning the upcoming protests in the next few days:
> >P.S. If you would like to send a donation to help support the National
> >Effort to KEEP ELIÁN FREE please email mark@...
> >KEEP ELIAN FREE: ELIAN'S INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS COME FIRST
> >Get the Facts. Read the FAQ. Sign the online petition:
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