For Immediate Release
June 13, 2011
Contact: Richard Muhammad, The Final Call
Farrakhan press conference on US-sponsored, NATO-led
assault on Libya and its dire consequences, Wednesday, June 15
The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan, of the Nation of Islam, will hold a press conference, Wednesday, June 15, addressing the U.S.-sponsored, NATO-led bombing of Libya, UN-sanctioned military strikes and operations against the North African nation.
The press conference will be held at 11 a.m. EST, in the Landmark View Room of the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel One United Nations Plaza (44th Street between 1st and 2nd) in Manhattan.
Former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, who is on her second fact finding mission to Libya, will address the press conference live from Tripoli on the NATO bombings' impact on civilians. NATO is using huge bunker-buster bombs in Tripoli. Former U.S. attorney general Ramsey Clark will provide additional insight at the press conference. Also, Viola Plummer, a longtime human rights activist, will participate in the media event.
Working members of the press should register as soon as possible to reserve a seat at this important news event by calling 312 480 9775, or registering online at http://www.finalcall.com/press. Media check-in will begin at 9:30 a.m. and current media credentials or a letter of assignment are required. Questions about the press conference and special requests should be forwarded to Richard Muhammad, editor in chief of The Final Call Newspaper, at 312 480 9775.