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After a Decade of the "War on Terror": The Middle East, Human Rights and American Muslims

After a Decade of the "War on Terror": The Middle East, Human Rights and American Muslims

A roundtable discussion with Ahilan Arulanantham, ACLU/Southern California; Asli Ü. Bâli, UCLA; and Lisa Hajjar, UCSB

Monday, November 14, 2011
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
1357 School of Law
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, there have been unprecedented changes in US government policies toward human rights and civil liberties. This panel will highlight the sweeping use of immigration detention and deportations of Muslims, FBI entrapment of Muslims and other activists, the significance of the official authorization of a policy of torture and extra-judicial assassination, and the failure of the country to pursue any modicum of accountability for those responsible for state crimes. Panelists include Ahilan Arulanantham, the ACLU/Southern California deputy legal director; Asli Ü. Bâli, assistant professor of international law at UCLA Law School; and Lisa Hajjar, associate professor of Sociology at UCSB.

Ahilan Arulanantham: Title TBA

Asli Bali: "American Muslims and the War on Terror."

Lisa Hajjar: "Reflecting on a Decade of Torture and Anti-Torture in America's 'War on Terror."

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

For more information please contact

Johanna Romero
Tel: (310) 825-1455
romero@international.ucla.edu
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes

Sponsor(s): UCLA School of Law Critical Race Studies