Moroccan human rights activist commends Charleston’s recovery after church shooting | The Post and Courier

A Moroccan Human Rights leader visits Charleston, South Carolina, in order to see the display of solidarity that was taking place there:

post and courierAn international human rights activist traveled more than 4,000 miles to Charleston after seeing the outpouring of peaceful unity following the Emanuel AME Church shooting last month.

Driss El Yazami, president of the Moroccan Human Rights Council, was in awe of the way the Holy City reacted to the June 17 killings of nine church parishioners.

“To react so peacefully, with such strong spirit, is a real message of hope for all of us,” he said. “Bravo, Charleston community, bravo.”

For more than 30 years, Yazami has been involved in the human rights campaign globally. He has served as the former chairman of the International Federation for Human Rights and the former vice president of the French League for Human Rights…[full story]


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