Abdeen Jabara papers
The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Abdeen Jabara record group held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.
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A New York attorney originally based in Detroit. Abdeen Jabara is concerned with issues of the civil rights of Arab Americans, the effects of September 11th nationally and globally, and the contentious relationship between Arab and Israeli organizations. The Jabara papers also pertain to various litigation procedures and case files, including those in Michigan, with the federal government, and those involving various humanitarian projects. In particular, Jabara challenged the practice of law enforcement agencies to collect information and maintain surveillance of Arabs and Arab Americans. He was involved in the murder trial of Sirhan Sirhan and the extradition case of Ziad Abu Eain. Materials are organized into litigation and case files, as well as topical files pertaining to Arab American activism, organizational involvement, participation in the Middle East delegation of the National Lawyers Guild, and other pertinent global and national events highlighting Arabic issues.
Copyright has been transferred to the Regents of the University of Michigan.
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