Wednesday, August 10th, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, News Editor, World News Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor
Ayaan Hrsi Ali to speak at Toronto Sharia law conference, August 12th
Press conference begins at 6:30pm
Together Theo van Gogh, Ayaan Hrsi Ali made the 2004 film ‘Submission’ about the
oppression of women in Islamic cultures. Dutch Muslims criticized the film for
being disgraceful and blasphemous. Van Gogh was
murdered by Mohammed Bouyeri on November, 2nd,
2004. Ayaan now lives under police protection in a
safe house in the
Time Magazine named Ayaan one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2005.
Ayaan has been a Member of Parliament in the Dutch (Liberal) VVD party in the Tweede Kamer (Lower House) since January 30th 2003.
Irshad Manji and Homa Arjomand will also speak
author of the #1-bestseller, ‘The Trouble with Islam’, is based in
is the Coordinator of the International Campaign Against
Sharia Court in
About the Conference
The Toronto Conference on 'Sharia
Law and the Globalization of Political Islam' will be held August 12, 2005 at
7:30 pm. in the Earth Sciences Centre,
Tickets may be ordered by calling 416-737-9500 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets are $20, seniors and students $12.
The conference is produced and sponsored by the
International Campaign Against Sharia
Media Contact: Ms. Homa Arjomand 416-737-9500.