Abdeen Jabara papers   1956-1994  (bulk 1968-1993 )
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Title: Abdeen Jabara papers
Creator: Jabara, Abdeen
Inclusive dates: 1956-1994
Bulk dates: 1968-1993
Extent: 14.4 linear feet
Abstract:
New York attorney originally based in Detroit. Jabara was concerned with issues of civil rights of Arab Americans and the rights of Arabs living or traveling in the United States. He challenged practice of law enforcement agencies to collect information and maintain surveillance of Arabs and Arab Americans. Jabara was involved in the murder trial of Sirhan Sirhan and the extradition case of Ziad Abu Eain. Litigation and case files; subject files regarding his Arab American activism, organizational involvements, and participation in the Middle East delegation of the National Lawyers Guild.

Call number: 0234 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English and Arabic.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
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