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Iran: Silenced, Expelled, and Imprisoned

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

A panel discussion about the ongoing imprisonment and persecution of students and scholars in Iran.

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

Co-organizers:
Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and Amnesty International 

Co-sponsors:
Scholars at Risk and International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

This event is free; seating is first come, first served. Please RSVP to cps@newschool.edu.

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