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Human Rights in Iran and the Plight of the Bahais

FRIDAY APRIL 2nd, 2010 at 7:30 PM
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College
68th Street Between Park and Lexington Ave
New York City

Please join us for an evening co-sponsored by Columbia University's Center for the Study of Human Rights and the Bahá'ís of NYC in commemoration of the second year anniversary of the imprisonment of the seven Baha'i leaders.

Featuring a special presentation by Oscar-nominated Shohreh Aghdashloo and actor, playwright Houshang Touzie, Anthony Azizi (Actor, Lost, 24, Flash Forward), Manoochehr Vahman (Classical Persian Violinist) and an ensemble cast directed by Shidan Majidi (Director, Miss Saigon).

Featured Guest Speakers:

Rudi Bakhtiar: Former CNN & Fox News Anchor, Current Communications Director for the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

Bani Dugal: Principal Representative of the Bahá'í International Community to the United Nations.

Roxana Saberi: Iranian-American Journalist who was recently released from Evin prison where she was prison mates with Mahvash Sabet and Fariba Kamalabadi, two of the seven Baha'i leaders.

Sarah Leah Whitson: Director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division.


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