Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 21, 2013


Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Rashad Hussain will join newly appointed Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism Ira Forman, Ambassador Mike Kozak, and imams from around the world for a trip to Poland May 20-22 to visit Jewish communities, the site of the former Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other Holocaust historical sites. The trip follows up on Special Envoy Hussain's visit to Holocaust historical sites with previous Special Envoy Hannah Rosenthal and American imams in 2010, and is a part of Special Envoy Hussain's efforts to combat Holocaust denial and to address discrimination against religious minorities around the world.



PRN: 2013/0624