LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2008 -- A large bi-partisan coalition of grassroots organizations are planning a rally Sunday, March 9th in Los Angeles in protest of the independence of what many are calling an “Islamic terrorist state” in the middle of Europe. The event will take place in front of the West Los Angeles Federal Building at 11000 Wilshire Blvd. at 2:00 PM. Protesters aim to convey the message to the world and to American politicians that Americans do not support the independence of Kosovo.
Protesters are also rallying to bring attention to the suffering of non-Muslims in Kosovo. As recently as 2004, several hundred Christian homes and churches were burned by local extremists during an uprising, dozens of people were killed, and thousands injured.
The Muslim majority region of Kosovo recently declared independence from Serbia, a Christian state located only a few hundred miles from Vienna. Protesters are pointing to a vast wealth of evidence connecting Kosovo to Islamic radicalism and terrorism, and also believe that the independence of such a region without the agreement of all parties sets a dangerous precedent for independence movements around the globe including the Palestinian territories, Chechnya, and many more. They cite a United Nations resolution of international law which states that in order for the region to secede all parties must be in agreement. “What’s the point of even creating international laws if we don’t abide by them?” remarks Robert Sandoval, a member of the United American Committee which is a rally organizer. “This is a rogue Jihadist state that is being established right in the heart of Europe. Some members of our government support it on the grounds that there is a Muslim majority there, but would they support an independent Dearborn Michigan?”, Sandoval continued, referring to the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, a town which today has a Muslim population estimated at 30%. According to intelligence reports, many members of the now disbanded pro-independence militia named the Kosovo Liberation Army (K.L.A.) trained in camps run by Al-Qa’eda leader Osama bin Laden. One of the founding members of the K.L.A., Hashim Thaci, is now the prime minister of Kosovo. Intelligence reports also state that Thaci personally met with bin Laden during the 1990s. Protesters also point to large amounts of financial influence from Saudi Arabia for projects in the region, including the construction of an estimated 400 Wahabi Islam mosques, which many are sincerely convinced is behind the upsurge in radicalism.
The event will take place Sunday March 9th at 2:00 PM in front of the West Los Angeles Federal Building located at 11000 Wilshire Blvd. Organizers are encouraging everyone to bring American flags and signs which indicate that Americans stand with Serbia and do not support Kosovo independence. Those interested in more information can email email@example.com or visit http://www.UnitedAmericanCommittee.org <http://www.unitedamericancommittee.org/>
The diverse bi-partisan coalition of event organizers include but are not limited to the following: The United American Committee, The Serbian American Southern California Community, the San Fernando Valley Republican Club, ACT! For America: L.A. Chapter, the Southern California Democrat Alliance, The CA Republican Club.