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Friday, November 27 • 6:30pm - 7:45pm
ما الذي يحصل في المشرق العربي: ثورات ام فوضى Making Sense of the Middle East, with Egypt in Focus

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In 2011, there was great hope the region would be reformed through the efforts of peaceful pro-democracy activists. But now several years later, the Arab Spring is a distant memory and millions are languishing in failed states or under brutal dictatorships. How do we make sense of the recent developments throughout the Middle East and what does it mean for peace and justice?
كانت امال الملايين بالتغيير معلقة على نجاح ثورات "الربيع العربي".... أين وصلت هذه الثورات؟ وكيف تراها عيون ضيوفنا الناقدة بعد بضع سنين؟

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Dr. Mohamed Al-Moncef Al-Marzouki

His Excellency Mohamed al-Moncef al-Marzouki was the president of Tunisia from 2011-2014.Through his career he has been a human rights activist, physician and politician. President al-Monaf al-Marzouki was a passenger on the most recent Freedom Flotilla vessel, the Marriane, which... Read More →
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Abdelfattah Mourou

Sheikh Abdelfattah Mourou is a Tunisian lawyer and politician. He has a bachelor’s degree in law and another one in Islamic sciences. Sheikh Mourou is a cofounder of the Tunisian Islamic Tendency Move - ment, which adopted the name Harakat al-Nahda (Renaissance Movement) in 1989... Read More →
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Jamal Rayyan

Jamal Rayyan is a Palestinian-Jordanian news television anchorman. Currently, he hosts a news program for Al Jazeera. Previously, Rayyan worked for BBC in London. He helped create a training program for news anchors at Al Jazeera, before assuming his current position.
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Mohamad Soltan

Mohamed Soltan, is an Egyptian-American activist. Mr. Soltan graduated from Ohio State University in 2012 and was arrested with other Egyptian journalists in Cairo in 2013. Mohamed spent 21 months in Egyptian prisons, 16 of which he went on a hunger strike to protest his illegal detainment... Read More →
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Safa Zarzour

Safaa Zarzour currently works for IQRA. He is the former secretary general of the Islamic Society of North America. For more than a decade, he served as a teacher and then principal at Universal School, one of the largest PreK-12 Islamic schools in the United States and continues... Read More →

Friday November 27, 2015 6:30pm - 7:45pm CST
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