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|"Honour Killing" Seminar: In Memory of Du'a Khalil and all victims of honour killings|
|Date||Thursday April 17|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609-1113
|drpeacess [at] yahoo.com|
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.Added to the calendar on Wednesday Apr 16th, 2008 12:33 PM
Please join us to commemorate Du’a and many thousands like her who were killed, and stoned to death.
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.