OCTOBER 15, 2015 - How to Address Islamophobia? From Hate Speech to Hate Crime: The Spectrum of Intolerance

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre, the International Commission of Jurists Canada and the Association of Progressive Muslims of Canada invite you to the presentation:

How to Address Islamophobia? From Hate Speech to Hate Crime: The Spectrum of Intolerance

Thursday, October 15, 2015
4 to 6 p.m.
Fauteux Hall – FTX570

This event will be presented in English.
RSVP at HRREC@uOttawa.ca

Speaker:

  • Marwan MUHAMMAD | Advisor, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Since 2014, Marwan Muhammad is the OSCE’s Advisor on Intolerance against Muslims, where he leads projects to improve the way islamophobia is addressed in the OSCE region. Mr. Muhammad’s priority for 2015 include work with the Media, in order to improve the way Muslims are portrayed, as well as Muslim women’s access to education and work. Mr. Muhammad continually assists NGOs and Muslim communities across Europe, Central Asia and North America, through training and capacity building activities.


*The Human Rights Research and Education Centre will film the presentation and may take pictures at this event for use on the website.

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