’Mother of Peace’ Sheehan Takes Part in MB Relatives’ Vigil
|Tuesday, February 12,2008 18:16|
|By Nadine Abduallah|
US human rights and anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan, dubbed "the Mother of Peace", , will take part in a vigil staged by relatives of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders referred to the Military Tribunal.
Sheehan, in Cairo nowadays to declare her solidarity with the Muslim Brotherhood leaders referred to the Military Tribunal, will take part in the vigil which will be held On Wdnesday afternoon, 12.00 CMT, Feb, 13th, in front of the National Council for Women.
Sheehan, well-know for her opposition to the US president George Bush and his administration especially after her son Casey, was killed in Iraqi in 2004. She is expected to run for the Congress elections and to challenge the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. She will send a message to the Egyptian First Lady Suzanne Mubarak asking her to immediately intervene to bring to an end the suffering of dozens of families and relatives of the MB detainees.
Tiffany Burns, Sheehan"s campaign manager, will also take part in the vigil to declare her rejection to referring civilians to the military justice.
It is worth mentioning that the human rights delegation that has arrived in Cairo, including ex-congressman Walter A Fauntry, human rights activist Mahdi Bray, the chairman of the Mass Freedom foundation, Cindy Sheehan and Tiffany Burns will hold a press conference in the Egyptian Bar association on Thursday at noon, Feb, 14th, to issue their remarks over these trials.