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Aghanistan: A Human Rights Focus
Date Wednesday December 10
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
San Francisco Main Library
Koret Auditorium Grove St. Entrance
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorSandra Schwartz
Emailsschwartz [at] afsc.org
Phone415-565-0201 ext. 24
Address65 9th St.
Now that a new Administration is coming on board promising more attention towards the war in Afghanistan, what should be the basis of the U.S. - Afghanistan relations? On UN Human Rights Day, join

Rona Popal of the Fremont-based Afghan Coalition, one of the large diaspora in California;
Tamim Ansary - author of West of Kabul, East of New York writes and lecture about Afghanistan, Islamic history, democracy, schooling, etc;
William T. Vollmann - prolific author and journalist; books include: Rising Up and Rising Down some thoughts on violence, freedom and urgent means and An Afghanistan Picture Show with details of his time traveling with the mujahideen; and
Dr Zaher Wahab - Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR; serves as a senior advisor to the Minister of Higher Education in Afghanistan

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Nov 19th, 2008 4:11 PM

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