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Palestine & Free Speech: Activism, Advocacy, and Law

Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit, U-M Alumna and Attorney Fadel M. Nabilsi, and CAIR-MI Staff Attorney, Amy V. Doukoure, Esq
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
3:00-5:00 PM
Join the University of Michigan Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC) on November 14th at 3:00 PM ET for a roundtable panel discussion on "Palestine & Free Speech: Activism, Advocacy, and Law." This panel features Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit, U-M alum and Palestinian American Attorney Fadel M. Nabilsi, and Council on American-Islamic Relations-Michigan (CAIR-MI) Staff Attorney Amy V. Doukoure, and focuses on free speech, student activism, and the law on campus and beyond.

Panelists will discuss rights to engage in free speech in the United States, religious and racial discrimination in the context of advocacy, and employment issues for students and professionals involved in activism. We will also hear from speakers on their local, national, and international legal work that involves Muslim, Arab, and Palestinian American citizens. A moderated audience Q&A will follow the panel.


This event is brought to you by the Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC) at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

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Building: Off Campus Location
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Activism, Discussion, Global Islamic Studies, Lecture, Virtual
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, International Institute, Program in International and Comparative Studies

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