Dear Friends:


Building a culture of human rights and human dignity is our common and collective responsibility.   For the past year, the AHRC team: board members, volunteers and student interns, have been working diligently on behalf the cause of human rights and particularly on issues related to prisons and prisoners’ rights. AHRC took it upon itself to help work towards a world free of torture, injustice and despair. We continue to tirelessly advocate on matters of human rights locally, nationally and internationally. Today, we all recognize that our world is experiencing serious human rights violations that shake our consciousness. To be silent is by default to be part of the problem; to advocate and struggle for respect of the human rights of each and every person is part of the solution.

Today, we all are witnessing the drastic increase of hate and the drastic increase in anti- Muslim and anti- Arab rhetoric, and to a lesser degree acts, in America. We all stand united against hate. In this spirit of facing common challenges and our common efforts facing them, the AHRC entire team urge you to join us at our AHRC Semi -Annual Fundraiser Dinner Reception that will be held on Friday April 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Byblos Banquet Center in Dearborn. Your presence and your active participation with us is an attestation of our unity in confronting hate and human rights abuses. It is a time for renewal of our commitment to the advocacy of and promotion of human rights in the US and abroad

I hope that you would join us on Friday April 10 at Byblos. I look forward to personally welcoming you to Protecting Our Humanity Dinner.


Dr. Opada Alzohaili, AHRC President


Dr. Opada Alzohaili 

Dr. Opada Alzohaili completed his internal medicine degree from Damascus University Medical School in Damascus, Syria.  He had his internal medicine training at Wayne State University and finished Endocrinology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.  He is an assistant professor of endocrinology at Wayne State University in Detroit.  In addition to his private practice, Dr. Alzohaili has been an investigator in over 110 clinical trials for type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, cholesterol and heart disease.  He loves to talk about diabetes prevention and management through public well-attended seminars at Sinai Grace People medical college programs, Garden City hospital diabetes education day, local community and religious centers throughout the Detroit Metro area and appeared on multiple local radio programs.

He was voted as teacher of the year by Sinai Grace Hospital internal medicine program for three (3) consecutive years, top doctors by Detroit Hour Magazine, teacher recognition award by other internal medicine and family practice teaching programs. He has a passion for diabetes control in the hospital and recently was appointed the head of the first diabetes control team in one of the largest hospital in the area where he monitors compliance with diabetes protocols that he helped to create in the last five years

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