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Warrior Women: Amina Khoulani

March 10, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Presenters Jacqui Shipe, CEO of Global Ties Alabama and Amina Khoulani recipient of the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. Khoulani is a survivor of the Assad regime’s detention and torture centers which have detained over 140,000 Syrians. She was imprisoned for six months and her husband for more than two years.  She fled Syria in 2014 and has dedicated her life to helping families of forcibly disappeared Syrians.  Following this experience, she rededicated her life to seeking information and justice for the families of the disappeared.  She is a founding member of “Families for Freedom”, a women-led movement launched in 2017 by families detained and lost under the Assad regime.  Forced from her home and country, living under constant threat as a refugee without government representation, she continues to advocate for human rights, democracy, and peach in Syria. Free admission. OLLI of Greater Birmingham will host a meet and greet following the presentation.

Details

Date:
March 10, 2020
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
olli.ua.edu

Venue

Vestavia Hills Civic Center
1975 Merryvale Road
Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 United States
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Phone:
(205) 978-0166
Website:
http://vhal.org/senior-citizens/


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