Date: 17th April 2008
Address: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
6501 Telegraph Ave,
Oakland, CA 94609-1113
Ph: (510) 595-7417
Du’a Khalil Aswad was a 17 year old girl; she was stoned to death in public in Iraqi Kurdistan last year on April 2007. Since then hundreds more women have been killed for reasons of so “called honour”, A seminar will discuss the rise of honour killings, violence against women, gender apartheid in Kurdistan/Iraq.
Please join us to commemorate Du’a and many thousands like her who were killed, and stoned to death.
Kayvon-Dokht Shakibaee: Iranian human and women’s rights activist
Sunsara Taylor: Writer for Revolution newspaper, journalist and women’s rights activist
Dr. Sureya Sayadi: Human and women’s rights activist
For more information please contact the organiser Dr. Sayadi:
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel (925) 327- 0001
We will be showing video clips to highlight women’s suffering in this region.