Based in Albany, the Capital District Committee for Palestinian Rights (CDCPR) began as an informal coalition of Palestinians, Palestinian-Americans, and supporters in 1982. The organization was re-energized and changed its name to the Palestinian Rights Committee (PRC) following the September 11, 2001 attack and the United States' governments launch of its War on Terror. The PRC became an affiliate of Upper Hudson Peace Action in January 2008.
The PRC was re-energized and the name changed following the September 11th 2001 attack and the US governments launch of its War on Terror.
This collection includes material collected and created by the the Capital District Committee for Palestinian Rights, including newslettes such as "Middle East Justice Network," news articles, and files on meetings held between Palestinian and Jewish groups in the Capital Region.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
Donated by the Social Justice Center along with the ACT UP Albany Chapter Records.2000 October
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EAD file created, 2014
Encoded in EAD by Jodi Boyle, 2015
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We can also deliver digital scans for remote research for a fee.
Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Capital District Committee for Palestinian Rights Records, 1950s-1990s. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as Capital District Committee for Palestinian Rights Records).