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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

Center for Public Scholarship at The New School and Amnesty International 

Scholars at Risk and International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

This event is free; seating is first come, first served. Please RSVP to

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