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Panel Event to Discuss Freedom of the Press and Civil Rights

The Duquesne University Consortium for Christian-Muslim Dialogue (CCMD) will host a panel discussion to address the issues of freedom of the press and civil rights, particularly in Turkey.

Panelists include:

  • James C. Harrington, director emeritus and founder of the Texas Civil Rights Project, a non-profit foundation that works to ensure social, racial and economic justice and civil liberty
  • Abdülhamit Bilici, former editor in chief of Zaman, the largest daily newspaper in Turkey.

Freedom of the Press and Religion was organized by the CCMD and is sponsored by the Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh. Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Friday, April 6, at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Information: Media should contact Emily Stock in the Office of Marketing and Communications at 412.396.1317/412.277.9273 (cell).

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