[Michigan, January 6, 2015]: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) joins the Arab and Muslim American communities expressing its sincere condolences for the passing of the late Dr. Maher Hathout, who died on Sunday, January 4, 2015 after a long battle with cancer. Dr. Hathout is the founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC- http://www.mpac.org ). The Muslim Public Affairs Council improves public understanding and policies that impact American Muslims by engaging our government, media and communities. MPAC actively strives to effect policy reforms that uphold core American values and preserve Constitutionally protected freedoms of all Americans. Dr. Hathout is a well respected, prominent and renowned interfaith community leader.
AHRC extends its condolences to MPAC and the Hathout’s family. Dr. Hathout will be truly missed, remembered and his legacy will live on.
SoCal Muslim leader and religious activist Dr. Maher Hathout dies at 79: http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/01/04/49059/socal-muslim-leader-and-religious-activist-dr-mahe/
Dr. Maher Hathout Condolences at ICSC : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U2njBh_O2E&feature=youtu.be