PROTEST RALLY: Condemn Assassination of Sheikh Yassin

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Friends of Al-Aqsa is organising a rally in Leicester, UK supported by MAB, PRC, PSC, IHRC, ISB and FOSIS. Friends of Al-Aqsa
P.O. Box 5127, Leicester, LE2 0WU, ENGLAND, UK
Tel: 0116 212 5441 / 077 11 823 524 Fax: (0116) 253 7575

Email: info@aqsa.org.uk Website: ww.aqsa.org.uk

24th March 2004

PRESS RELEASE
PROTEST RALLY
Condemn Assassination of Sheikh Yassin [ra]

Friends of Al-Aqsa have called a rally to pay respect to Sheikh Ahmad Yassin. We stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and condemn the barbaric assassination of Shaykh Yassin by Israeli occupying forces.

'Shaykh Yassin was not only the spiritual leader of Palestinians but he was revered by millions around the world. Shaykh Yassin spent his life fighting occupation and at the same time assisting the Palestinians in social, educational and moral spheres', said Ismail Patel, Chair of Friends of Al-Aqsa. This rally is a small gesture to show our respect to the great man.

Friends of Al-Aqsa is expecting this to be the biggest national gathering in protest of the assassination, with thousands of people attending.

Saturday 27 March 2004
Town Hall Square, Bishop Street
Leicester City Centre
Leicester

Start 2.00pm
Finish 3.30pm
For comments
Contact Ismail Patel

07711823524

Supported By;
Muslim Association of Britain, Palestinian Return Centre, Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, Islamic Human Rights Commission, Islamic Society of Britain and FOSIS.