Thursday, January 26, 2006

Reverend J. Lowery to Address Rally for Democracy in Ethiopia

Rally Organization Committee

Press Release

Respect for Human Rights and Democracy

Sudan Tribune -- Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery, who with Martin Luther King helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957 and led the organization for 20 years is to speak on the February 1 Demonstration under the motto “Respect for Human Rights and Democracy”. Lowery played a major role in many of the pivotal civil rights struggles of the 1950s and ‘60s. Two other Congressmen are also expected to deliver speech on the demonstration.

Thousands of Ethiopians and other nationalities who are for peace and democracy are expected to take part and voice their concern. The committee has finalized its preparation and is confident that the active participation of the demonstrators will help achieve the objective of the program.

The March will start at the Freedom Plaza, 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue at 10:00am and will continue to the Capitol Hill. At 8:00 am in the morning representatives and limited number of demonstrators will pay a visit to the State Department.

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