FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (05/10/2013)
Lauren Booth, Sister-in-Law of Tony Blair, Comes to Buffalo
This Saturday, May 11, Lauren Booth will be speaking at a fundraiser for the Muslim Legal Fund of America, co-sponsored by WNYMuslims. This event is free and open to the public. It begins at 8:30 pm at the Islamic Society of Niagara Frontier at 745 Heim Rd. Getzville, NY.
Lauren Booth is the sister-in-law of former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. Booth is a renowned Journalist, human rights activist, and public speaker. In October of 2010, Booth announced her conversion to Islam. As a journalist, Booth has written for the New Statesmen, the Mail on Sunday, the Sunday Times and the Daily Mail. She is a vocal peace activist and a supporter of the Stop the War Coalition; a member of Woodcraft Folk, Media Workers against the War and the National Union of Journalists. She has been a panelist on the BBC’s Have I Got News for You, and a broadcaster on radio and television. Lauren will be speaking about her emotional and inspirational journey to Islam.
The Muslim Legal Fund of America is a not-for-profit organization that supports legal cases impacting civil rights and liberties in America. MLFA is 100% donor funded and relies on the support of the community to continue their fight for fairness in the American court system.
WNYMuslims is a community based organization that serves Western New York by creating awareness, encouraging diversity, and providing service. Our mission is to empower Muslims and non-Muslims to voice, connect, and contribute by utilizing creative media.
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