Posts Tagged ‘Arab Spring Dreams’

Vancouver Observer: Of Mosques and Men

01/9/2013 | Nasser Weddady | News

AIC’s Nasser Weddady comments in the Vancouver Observer’s piece that questions if the MENA region is entering and “Islamist Winter.” Read the full article here.

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OTTAWA CITIZEN: On the front lines of a global struggle

10/26/2012 | Arab Spring Dreams | News

“[Arab Spring Dreams is] a collection of essays written by very real people who live in the unfree parts of the Middle East. They take everyday risks on behalf of […]

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TELEGRAPH: How the Rushdie affair has inspired some fine Arab writing

Arab Spring Dreams scratches well beneath the surface of the societies concerned and probes into their psychological and social fabric. And in doing so, it proves that contrary to the claims […]

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THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT: Taking in the Arab Spring

The Times Literary Supplement recently reviewed “Arab Spring Dreams”, edited by AIC’s Nasser Weddady and activist Sohrab Ahmari, along with five other books analyzing the Arab Spring. From the review: […]

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AIC promotes religious freedom for minorities in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2012 – As the Middle East continues to face political and social transition, it is critical for the U.S. to advocate for the safety and security of religious minorities in the […]

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AIC announces release of ‘Arab Spring Dreams’ anthology spotlighting Mideast youth’s struggle for rights

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 – The American Islamic Congress (AIC) today celebrated the publication of Arab Spring Dreams: The Next Generation Speaks Out for Freedom and Justice from North Africa […]

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AIC’s Nasser Weddady briefs Council on Foreign Relations on Arab youth

03/28/2012 | News

NEW YORK, March 28, 2012 – Nasser Weddady, Director of Civil Rights Outreach for AIC, addressed members of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York at the event titled […]

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Sohrab Ahmari featured in The Atlantic

03/20/2012 | News

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 – Sohrab Ahmari was featured in The Atlantic today for his work detailing the remarkable rise, fall, and flight to freedom of an man who fell in […]

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‘Arab Spring’ anthology gives ‘raw access to authentic voices’

03/13/2012 | Arab Spring Dreams | News

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2012 – AIC has compiled the most exceptional entries to its annual “Dream Deferred” contest into an anthology of essays penned by young Middle Eastern dissidents entitled […]

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AIC’s Executive Director speaks with NPR Berlin and America Abroad on Countering Violent Extremism

AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke at a live town hall event in Philadelphia with Jacki Lyden and NPR’s Paris correspondent Eleanor Beardsley from Berlin. America Abroad Media and NPR Berlin […]

AIC’s Executive Director speaks on Public Radio International about Radical Recruiters

AIC’s Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke with Joyce Hackel of Public Radio International concerning the Counter Violent Extremism Summit held by the White House. Zainab spoke about methods by recruiters […]

02/20/2015 | News | Zainab Al-Suwaij

AIC’s Executive Director speaks on PBS News Hour

AIC’s Executive Director Zainab Al-Suwaij spoke to PBS News Hour’s Judy Woodruff about countering violent extremism and AIC’s program, Project Nur and their campaign “Voices Against Radicalism.” Click below to […]

02/19/2015 | Domestic news | News
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