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Worship in Safety – a Panel Discussion on Religious Persecution


The Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Nashville (CCHR Nashville) is sponsoring a panel discussion at the end of January highlighting religious persecution, hate crimes and safety.

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In observance of International Day for Holocaust Remembrance, the Nashville Chapter of Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR Nashville) has organized a special panel discussion to confront a serious topic: religious persecution, hate crimes and safety.  The event “Worship in Safety: Love and Protect Your Friends and Family” will be held on January 27 at 7:00pm in the Church of Scientology community hall, 1130 8th Ave South, Nashville, TN 37203. It is free and open to the general public.

The panel will feature professionals who have a collective experience of several decades working on human rights and religious persecution issues, and who are particularly in tune with global issues as they affect Tennesseans.

Deborah Oleshanksy
Deborah Oleshanksy
Community Relations Director, Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
Sabina Mohyuddin
Sabina Mohyuddin
Executive Director, American Muslim Advisory Council
Lynn Grassmeyer
Lynn Grassmeyer
Co-coordinator, Nashville Amnesty International; Secretary, United Nations Association, Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter

CCHR is known as an advocate for human rights, especially as relates to patients’ rights in the field of mental health. It has long fought to restore basic human rights to the field of mental health, such as full informed consent regarding the medical legitimacy of psychiatric diagnosis, the risks of psychiatric treatments, the right to all available medical alternatives and the right to refuse any treatment considered harmful.

Additional sponsors of the event include Tennessee United for Human Rights (TUHR) and the Religion Communicators Council, Nashville Chapter (RCC).

TUHR is a chapter of United for Human Rights, an international non-profit organization dedicated to implementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at local, regional, national and international levels. Its membership is comprised of individuals, educators and groups throughout the world who are actively forwarding the knowledge and protection of human rights by and for all Mankind.

RCC, founded in 1929, is an association of communications professionals who work for and with a diverse group of faith-based organizations in the areas of communications, public relations, advertising and development. Together, RCC members promote excellence in the communication of faith and values in the public arena and encourage understanding among religious and faith groups.