Eid Al Adha  (Feast of the Sacrifice) is a major holiday in the Muslim calendar that marks the end of the annual Muslim pilgrimage (Hajj) the holy sited sites in Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Pilgrimage to Mecca, the Hajj, is one of the five pillars of the Islamic faith.  The AHRC-USA wishes all the Muslim pilgrims a safe completion of the pilgrimage this year.

This year the Eid falls on Thursday, September 24, 2015.

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) board of directors, advisory members and friends and supporters wish all Muslims a safe and a pleasant Eid Al-Adha holiday. AHRC-USA hopes for peace, justice and happiness to everyone on this very special occasion. During these holidays we should not forget the plight of millions of people across the world who are facing extraordinary hardships and are deserving of our help and are deserving of our working to being lasting peace, justice and the preserving and protecting of their human rights.

“We wish our friends and supporters, and all Muslims around the world, Eid Mubarak, a blessed Feast of the Sacrifice. On the Eid day we remember our obligation to help the disadvantaged around the world,” said Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director.

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