Kalender

Kurderne og menneskerettigheder i Iran

Dato: 
Torsdag, 27. jun. 2013 - 17:00 til 19:30
Sted: 
Vanløse Kulturstation
Jernbane Allé 38
2720
Vanløse
Arrangør: 
Fokus-A
Entré: 
Gratis - Tilmelding kræves
FOKUS-A inviterer dig hermed til en spændende foredragsaften i forlængelse af de mange anholdelser og henrettelser Irans regime har foretaget op til valget den 14. Juni mod politiske aktivister, den kurdiske befolkning og menneskerettighedsforkæmpere. 
Forkvinde Widad Akrawi fra Defend International og kandidatstuderende i historie fra Syddansk Universitet, Engin Can vil fortælle om den aktuelle situation. Der vil være mulighed for at stille spørgsmål. 
Foredragsaftenen finder sted d.27 juni kl. 17.00-19.30 på Kulturstationen i Vanløse. 
Der vil være kaffe, kage og vand.
Vi glæder os til at se dig/jer.

Tilmelding til fordraget skal ske til info@fokus-a.dk eller på facebook.

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Info om Dr. Widad Akrawi på engelsk

Dr. Widad Akrawi has a Masters degree in genetics and inherited diseases and a PhD degree in global health and cancer epidemiology. She currently leads Defend International, a Norway-based network of human rights organizations. Over the years, she has addressed and actively participated in several regional and international meetings and conferences, such as the United Nations Third and Fourth Biennial Meeting of States, the UN Commission on The Status of Women, the General Assembly Interactive Hearings with Non-Governmental organizations, Civil society organizations and the Private sector, and the UN First Committee on Disarmament and International Security. She has held numerous leadership positions in national and international organizations, including executive board member of Amnesty International Denmark (30 April 2006-18 June 2007), ambassador for Amnesty International's "Stop Torture" campaign (9 February 2006-18 June 2007), and member of Panel Experts on approaches to socio-cultural constructivism. At present, she is a board member of Women of Europe Award, an active member of International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA), a board member of IANSA Women's Network Working Group, and a senior lobbyist at the UN, lobbing for the adoption of an international Arms Trade Treaty during the negotiations that take place at the UN General Assembly's First Committee on Disarmament and International Security.

Dr. Akrawi is also a published writer. In 2003, she published her first novel, Tara's Book, written in Danish, in Copenhagen. The book was translated to Norwegian in 2005, published in Oslo, and distributed by the Norwegian Cultural Council to almost all Norwegian libraries. A new version of Tara's Book, entitled Under the Shadow of Hope (Under Håbets Skygge), is currently under publication.