[act-ma] Sunday, May 2, 5PM-7PM, Iranian Human Rights Forum at MIT

John Lampert goodmanjl at comcast.net
Wed Apr 28 18:11:56 PDT 2010

>From John Lampert:

     Sunday, May 2, 5:00PM to 7:00PM, the Iranian Human Rights Forum at MIT will be presenting a program: 

             Program Speaker: Shahriar Mandanipour, author of "Censoring an Iranian Love Story"
                                                                          (claimed by NPR as the Best Debut Fiction of 2009)

          MIT Hall 56-114 (Building 56, 1st Floor, Room 114)
          77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
          (Map: http:/whereis.mit.edu/? mapterms=56

        Iran's 2009 presidential election, took place against a backdrop of discrimination,  worsening
        repression of dissent and violent unrest.  Amnesty International continues to document serious human rights violations including detention of human rights defenders and other prisoners of conscience, unfair trials, torture and  mistreatment in detention, deaths in custody and the application of the death penalty. 

       To increase public awareness of the gravity of Human Rights situation in Iran, Amnesty International & BIC are sponsoring a series of lectures  & films on the first Sunday of the month starting from May, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. 

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