Skip to content

Judicial Watch • Searchable JW v State 14-1511 June 3 production (w numbering) 500

Searchable JW v State 14-1511 June 3 production (w numbering) 500

Searchable JW v State 14-1511 June 3 production (w numbering) 500

Page 1: Searchable JW v State 14-1511 June 3 production (w numbering) 500

Category:Obtained Document

Number of Pages:1

Date Created:June 29, 2015

Date Uploaded to the Library:June 29, 2015

Tags:une, envoy, domestic, Judaism, Hussain, issued, Steps, Outreach, religious, statements, Muslim, groups, Searchable, Ambassador, numbering, 1511, reform, Special, production, unclassified, Benghazi, American


File Scanned for Malware

Donate now to keep these documents public!

  • demand_answers

See Generated Text   ˅

Autogenerated text from PDF

UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Depanment State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05800593 Date: 0512912015
[RELEASE FULlj
September 13, 2011
USG Outreach and Engagement Post Benghazi Attack Domestic Religious/Community Group Statements and Actions
Arab and Muslim American Groups. NSS/GE, WH/OPE. and State (NEA, ORl, Ole) reached out
numerous community contacts resulting number positive statement including from nearly all
major Muslim American groups. Copies the statements are attached the accompanying
document. Next Steps: need leverage these statements for o....erseas communication and
follow-up with key issuing organizations encourage additional actions and possible press
appearances.
StatE~ments
from other Faith and Ethnic Communities.
WH/OFBNP helped mobilize the domestic faith community after the Benghazi attacks. Groups
from the World Evangelical Alliance, the American Baptist Churches, the Religious Action Center
Reform Judaism and many others issued positive statements. NSS/GE reached out the Sikh
imd Pakistani American communities. who also issued positive statements. Copies the
statements are attached the accompanying document. Next Steps: same above.
(If
State DRL. IRF, and the AAl for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cqok reached
out approximately domestic Muslim and Christian organizations with whom they have
regular contact. including the Coptic Christian community the United States. Special Envoy
Monitor and Combat AnH..Semitism Hannah Rosenthal and team spoke with domestic Jewish
1:roups. DRLcontinued reach out international human rights activists and organizations,
Including Coptic activists and others Egypt. State encouraged the groups condemn the
attack that killed Ambassador Stevens and others Ubya the strongest possible terms.
Interfaith Press, Conference Following DNSA McDonoughs cali, WH/OPE and Special Envoy the
OIC Bashad Hussain further engaged Imam Magid (Islamic Society North America), who held
pres: conference with Rabbi David Sapperstein Union for Reform Judaism). Reverend Weldon
Gaddy (In terfaith Alliance), and Ambassador Auja libya. After making statements condemning
the both the violence and the video, these and other leaders spoke foreign press, including
Arabic and Dari. State/PA recorded these interviews. The footage was subsequently distributed
our Embassies overseas and also sent via satellite directly media Muslim majority countries. Diplc)matic Outreach
Following Special Envoy Hussains engagement, the 01( issued strong statement condemning the
film and the attacks. Special Envoy Hussain also spoke with the Saudi Ambassador communkate
the import~nce constructive response from the Kingdom, which home Islams two holiest
mosques.
NSS/Europe engaged the Turkish government, which issued statement condemning the violence. number other countries have issued condemnations. This document specificallV captures USG efforts engage outside voices encourage publicstatement5 that (1)
denounCI! the attac~ and/or (2) make clear that the anti-Muslim film does not reflect American. This list does
not captu the lotalitv the USGs engagement and public affairs efforts following the attack Benghazi.
UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department State Case No. F-2014-11262 Doc No. C05800593 Date: 0512912015
500