A seminar in memory of Du’a Khalil and all victims of honour killings

Date: 17th April 2008
Time: 7:00PM
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: drpeacess@yahoo.com   Tel (925) 327- 0001


We will be showing video clips to highlight women’s suffering in this region.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.owfi.info/article/a-seminar-in-memory-of-dua-khalil-and-all-victims-of-honour-killings/