Past Event

Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here

Fri, Sep 20 2013 - 12:00pm


Karima Bennoune, Human Rights Activist; Author; Professor of Law, UC Davis

Dina Ibrahim, Associate Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, SFSU - Moderator 

Bennoune was raised in Algeria and the U.S. and has more than 20 years of human rights research and activism under her belt. Over a period of three years, Bennoune interviewed everyone from the deeply religious to the secular from Lebanon to Minneapolis. Join us as she discusses the results of her research and her new book, Your Fatwa Does Not Belong Here: Untold Stories from the Fight Against Muslim Fundamentalism, which contains impassioned accounts of heroic resistance and grassroots opposition. 

MLF: Middle East
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, students free (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Celia Menczel