RESISTING ISLAMAPHOBIA- from guantanamo to the hijab

12/07/2008 - 00:00
13/07/2008 - 00:48

If you miss the "taxi to the dark side", or you don't have a chance to "explore the dark side" at the Galway film fleadh, or you just need more information:
you are invited to:
"From Guantanamo to the Hijab- Resisting Islamaphobia" public meeting.

Galway One World Centre, Bridge Mills (first floor, besides O'Brien's Bridge, Mill St. Galway
7pm Friday 12th July

Ruhal Ahmed, former guantanamo detainee
Cori Cryder, Reprieve Staff Attourney (charity legally represents 33 guantanamo in-mates)
Kieran Allen, Sociology lecturer, UCD & SWP political activist

Ruhal will address the meeting about his experience- growing up in england/awareness of racism/ changing attitude towards muslims / religion & guantanamo/ being muslim in britain today....

Cori will describe her work and experiences with REPRIEVE, cases, work against the death sentance, legal issues arrising

Kieran will discuss the rise of Islamaphobia in society, the issues and how we can resist the criminalising of communities.

Meeting arranged by SWP and Galway Alliance Against War.
All welcome, no charge!