“It's a sad day for democracy when nonviolent protestors are criminalized by their government and are found guilty for exercising a constitutional right,” said Salam Al-Marayati, MPAC President. “You can heckle the President, you can heckle high ranking government officials, but if you heckle an Israeli diplomat you will be prosecuted. These are Americans exercising their freedoms. This is a democracy not a dictatorship."
Muslim Groups Appalled by<br> ‘Irvine 11’ Guilty Verdict,<br> Declare Travesty of Justice - Muslim Public Affairs Council