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“The right of Blasphemy: No to medieval trials” – 1 day conference in Rome, Italy

2016-10-30

Italian capital, Rome, on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The seminar aims at raising awareness of the fierce campaign against the enlightening intellectuals in the Arab world. From assassinating the writer and intellectual; Nahed Hattar in Jordan, imprisoning the Islamic researcher; Islam Behery In Egypt, and the liberal blogger; Raif Badawi in Saudi Arabia, to sentencing the journalist; Mohamed Sheikh Walad Amkheter to death,to other, endless examples.“Blasphemy”is always a prefabricated accusation of anyone who tries to discuss or think differently in the Arab world.

Speaker list:
1. Dr. Hamed Abdel-Samad: German-Egyptian writer and critic of Islamism.
2. Dr. Nadia Oweidat: Modern Islamic thought professor.
3. Dr. Saaed Nashed: Moroccan writer and intellectual, concerned with the issues of modernism and enlightenment.
4. Dr. Olfa Youssef: Tunisian writer, author, professor.
5. Dr. Elizabeth O’Casey: Advocacy Director of IHEU and representative at the United Nations Human Rights Council.
6. Mr. Majed Hatar brother of the assassinated Jordanian writer Nahed Hatar

If you are interested in attending the event and would like more information, including venue details, then please email Mr Kacem El Ghazzali directly at: kacem.elghazzali@iheu.org

 

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Date:
2016-10-30
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Website:
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Adhoc
Email:
kacem.elghazzali@iheu.org
Website:
http://theadhoc.org/en/

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kacem.elghazzali@iheu.org
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