Event in New York – Iran: Silenced, Expelled, & Imprisoned
Although President Hassan Rouhani won the election on promises to uphold citizenship rights and release prisoners of conscience, hundreds remain imprisoned in Iran. The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran will be joining the Center for Public Scholarship at The New School, Amnesty International, and Scholars at Risk for a panel discussion about the ongoing imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran from 6pm to 8pm on November 13 in New York City.
Iran: Silenced, Expelled, & Imprisoned will be free and open to the public, though registration is recommended. Panelists include:
Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, Institute for Women’s Leadership, Scholar Rescue Fund Fellow, Rutgers University
Mehdi Arabshahi, exiled Iranian student activist; pursuing his M.A. at the University of Albany
Hadi Ghaemi, Executive Director, International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
Hadi Kahalzadeh, Visiting Scholar, Political Science, Valdosta State University; former economist for Iran’s Social Security Organization
Moderator: Gissou Nia, Executive Director, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center
To register, RSVP to [email protected].