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Screening and Discussion: Islamophobia in the Military

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islamophobia flyer

The video is a 30-minute compilation of interviews with U.S. military veterans, detailing their experience with the outlook and actions of the military regarding Muslims and Islam.

The screening will be followed by a 90-minute discussion forum, led by a panel of representatives from the Afghan, Iraqi, academic and veteran communities, in hopes of starting and continuing a larger public conversation about this growing social problem.

When: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 from 7 to 9 pm

The event is hosted on UC Berkeley campus in the Genetics and Plant Biology Building in room 100. It will be streamed live on the web at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/islamophobia-in-the-military. Please tune in if you cannot attend in person.

RSVP at http://www.facebook.com/events/335269503228413/ but it is not necessary for admittance to the screening.

A press release is available on the Iraq Veterans Against the War website:

Sponsors include:

  • Iraq Veterans Against the War
  • Afghans for Peace
  • Veterans for Peace
  • Muslim Institute for Interfaith Studies and Understanding (Santa Rosa, CA)
  • Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project

Download the flyer here.

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