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Fall Programming - Egypt after the Revolution

The 2011 ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak raised expectations of expanded democratic freedoms and human rights in the Arab world's most populous country. Join internationally renowned Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas for a first hand account of the human rights situation in his country in the aftermath of the Revolution. Abbas has received numerous awards for his work, including the International Center for Journalists’ Knight International Journalism Award and Human Rights Watch’s Hellman/Hammett Award.

Speakers

Wael Abbas
Wael Abbas
Egyptian Journalist, Blogger & Human Rights Activist

Wael Abbas is an Egyptian journalist, blogger and human rights activist who garnered international praise for his role in uncovering and exposing police brutality in Egypt. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the International Center for Journalists’ Knight International Journalism Award and Human Rights Watch’s Hellman/Hammett Award.


Sponsors

UWM Arabic Program

UWM Center for Global Health Equity, College of Nursing

UWM Digital Arts and Culture Certificate Program

UWM French, Italian and Comparative Literature Department

UWM Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies Department

UWM Religious Studies Program

Date/Time
November 29, 2012
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location
UWM Golda Meir Library Conference Center
2311 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee ,WI 53211
Cost
General Public: $0
IWA Member: $0
All Area Student & UWM Community Members: $0