Monday, July 06, 2009

Seminar on Human Rights in Iran By Art in Mind

Saturday July 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm

IVC, Room B209, 5500 Irvine Center Dr. 92618, Tel. 949-451-5100

Speakers and topics:

Dr. Ardi Anoshiravani is a physician, a psychiatrist, a writer, and a speaker. He has written extensively about psychology of the Gathas, the divine songs of Zarathushtra, and is a lecturer in the field of ancient Persian culture and history. Dr. Anoshiravani will speak on the women's rights in the Zoroastrian Era.

Mrs. Soraya Falah is a former Kurdish political prisoner. She has studied international law, and is an advocate of human rights in general and women's rights in particular. She will give an update on the violation of human rights and peaceful movement in Iran.

Dr. Fereshteh Bethel is a faculty at California State University, Fullerton. She has practiced as a Clinical Psychologist and as an educator has traveled to different countries and spoken on the Baha'i Faith and social issues, persecutions, and progression in spiritual teachings. She will speak on the violation of human rights of the Baha'is in Iran.

Dr. Kamal Artin is a physician, a psychiatrist, an essayist, and a satirist. He argues in words and images how piracy as the reign of the pirates, by the pirates, for the pirates differs from democracy as the government of the people, by the people, for the people.

The seminar is conducted in English. Video clips relevant to human rights as well as clips of folks, classic, and modern music will be presented during the intervals. At the end of the program there will be a panel discussion and Q & A. Light refreshment will be provided.

Attendance is free of charge and open only to 18 and above. Seats are limited. For reservation please contact: