october, 2013

2013tue15oct6:30 pm8:00 pmLSE Debate - Niqab: human right, security concern or symbol of oppression?6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CLM4.02, Clement House Event Organized By: LSESU Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society

Event Details

LSESU Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society public debate

Date: Tuesday 15 October 2013
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: CLM4.02, Clement House
Speakers: Akeela Ahmed, Dr Edie Friedman, Dr Taj Hargey, Maryam Namazie
Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt

Is the Niqab (face veil) a human right, a security concern or a symbol of oppression? Given the most recent events, this debate will shed some light on this controversial topic.

Akeela Ahmed is the Director of the Christian Muslim Forum.

Edie Friedman is the founder and Executive Director of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality.

Taj Hargey is the Director of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford.

Maryam Namazie is the founder and spokesperson for One Law for All and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email c.m.moos@lse.ac.uk or call 074 2872 0599.

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Time

(Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

CLM4.02, Clement House

Organizer

LSESU Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society

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