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"Honour Killing" Seminar: In Memory of Du'a Khalil and all victims of honour killings

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Date:
Thursday, April 17, 2008
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Dr. Sayadi
Email:
Phone:
925-327-0001
Location Details:
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609-1113

Du’a Khalil Aswad was a 17 year old girl; she was stoned to death in public in Iraqi Kurdistan last year on April 2007. Since then hundreds more women have been killed for reasons of so “called honour”, A seminar will discuss the rise of honour killings, violence against women, gender apartheid in Kurdistan/Iraq.

Please join us to commemorate Du’a and many thousands like her who were killed, and stoned to death.

Speakers:

Kayvon-Dokht Shakibaee: Iranian human and women’s rights activist

Sunsara Taylor: Writer for Revolution newspaper, journalist and women’s rights activist

Dr. Sureya Sayadi: Human and women’s rights activist

We will be showing video clips to highlight women’s suffering in this region.

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