CyberDissidents.org’s Ahed Al Hendi to Speak at MIT
|May 9, 2012|
Title: Syria The Struggle for Justice, Dignity, and Freedom
Date: May 10, 2012
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: MIT 6-120
How did the uprising against the Syrian regime, one of world's the most oppressive police states, begin?
Why have over 14,000 Syrians died since the first day of the uprising?
What can the world do about human rights violations in Syria?
What can you do to help?
If answering these questions interest you, we invite you to join us for a movie screening and round table discussion with experts about human rights and the situation on the ground in Syria.
Dinner will be served.
Speakers: Elaine Hagopian, Professor of sociology in Simmons College and a leading Syrian-American activist; Nasser Rabbat, MIT Professor of Architecture and director of the Agha Khan program; Ahed Alhindi, exiled Syrian dissident and cyberdissidents.org Arabic Affairs Coordinator, and Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast Northeast Regional Director, Amnesty International USA
Open to: the general public
Directions to room 6-120 whereis.mit.edu/?mapterms=6-120&mapsearch=go
Sponsors: MIT Amnesty International, Syrian Nonviolent Movement, Syrian Expatriates Organization
For more information, contact:
Lana Awad, 706 615 4342