December 16, 2015

Washington, D.C., December 16, 2015 … In response to today’s mistrial in the manslaughter case brought against Officer William Porter for the death of Freddie Gray, David C. Friedman, the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Washington, DC Regional Director, issued the following statement: Although this trial yielded no clear result, the prosecution of Officer William Porter was…
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December 4, 2015

Washington, D.C., December 4, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned a threat reported to have been against the Manassas Mosque in Northern Virginia by an anonymous caller claiming to be from the Jewish Defense League (JDL). In a voicemail left at the mosque, the caller threatened to kill Muslims in retaliation for Wednesday’s…
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November 18, 2015

Washington, D.C., November 18, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned Roanoke, Virginia Mayor David A. Bowers’s reference to the American internment of individuals of Japanese ancestry as a justification for rejecting Syrian refugees.  In a statement released today, Mayor Bowers requested that all Roanoke Valley governments and non-governmental agencies suspend assistance to Syrian…
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November 17, 2015

Washington, D.C., November 16, 2015 …  On November 16, 2015, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) honored Megan and Grace Phelps-Roper, formerly of Westboro Baptist Church; General (Ret.) Mansour Abu Rashid, founder of the Amman Center for Peace and Development and former General Director of the Intelligence Department for the Royal Jordanian Armed Forces; and Ambassador Jakob…
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November 13, 2015

Washington, D.C., November 13, 2015 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned an anonymous on-line threat against African American Howard University students.  A person, claiming that he withdrew from the University of Missouri due to that institution’s recent efforts to address campus racial issues, posted on the website 4chan that he would go to Howard…
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