Members of the public will be able to pay their respects to Lewis on Wednesday at the state capitol rotunda following a ceremony in his honor. A private burial service in Atlanta is scheduled for Thursday.
Born in 1921, Lowery worked closely alongside leading figures in the civil rights movement such as King and Jesse Jackson and helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the civil rights group started by King.
Lewis, a member of Congress from Atlanta who had announced in December that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, was 80.
Gargash also affirmed that the UAE has exerted significant effort to strengthen and develop institutional human rights frameworks. As such, the process of preparing the national plan reflects the UAE’s commitment to promoting human rights in the UAE in line with national policies, plans, and strategies as part of UAE Vision 2021.
India enters its 75th year as a free nation next Sunday. In a lyrical speech that reverberated for years in the ears of those who had the good fortune to listen to it, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru told the members of Parliament at the August