Action by Terror Watchdog Group - Americans Against Hate - Results in AMANA President Sofian Zakkout Being Removed from U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

July 27, 2010 - San Francisco, CA - - Acting on information provided to it by Joe Kaufman and Americans Against Hate (AAH), the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has severed relations with Sofian Zakkout, removing him from the organization while demanding that all references to the Civil Rights Commission be immediately stripped from Zakkout's website.

In an Emailed statement regarding the matter Mr. Kaufman said, "Sofian Abdelaziz Zakkout, was formerly the Vice President of the Hamas-associated Health Resource Center for Palestine [and that the] the American Muslim Association of North America, has used its website to promote terror-related organizations and to propagate heavily bigoted material aimed at Jews, Christians and homosexuals."

Kaufman added that what seemed to precipitate the Commission's action, "...was the July 25th posting of an anti-Semitic David Duke video on its site..."

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