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Jul 17, 2011 at 01:48 PM
Click here to watch the infamous video shot by Prof. Elmasry that was circulated across the whole world by major media outlets including CNN, BBC. and Aljazeera.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbzn6N3sBQE

Speaker:

Dr. Mohammed Elmasry,

Prof Emeritus of Computer Engineering, Univ of Waterloo

Founding publisher and editor of TheCanadianCharger.com

Mohamed Elmasry, Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, has made seminal and outstanding contributions to semiconductor device research and integrated circuit design through his extraordinary innovation, creativity and leadership.
 
Two Locations (Downtown Vancouver & Port Coquitlam)

First Lecture:

Date:      Friday, July 22, 2011 7:00 PM

Location: Vancouver Public Library

           350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, BC

 

Second Lecture:

Date:        Saturday, July 23, 2011 7:00 PM

Location: Masjid Alhidayah

             2626 Kingsway Ave

             Port Coquitlam, BC

Mohamed Elmasry, Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, has made seminal and outstanding contributions to semiconductor device research and integrated circuit design through his extraordinary innovation, creativity and leadership.

Professor Elmasry has lived the Egyptian Revolution in Tahrir Square, video taped events, interviewed  hundreds of stakeholders and wrote a book on the subject.

Professor Elmasry has been recognized among the 500 Most Influentual Muslims in the world in a GeorgeTown University publication in 2009.

Stationed in one of the key locations in Cairo overlooking Qasr Elneil bridge, he captured one of the most influential videos of the Egyptian revolution. His video was rebroadcasted by major news channels including Aljazeerah, CNN, and BBC. To view his video click on the link

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbzn6N3sBQE

In this talk he will report about the revolution, its future and its impact on the Arab and the Muslim worlds.

Stationed in one of the key locations in Cairo overlooking Qasr Elneil bridge, he captured one of the most influential videos of the Egyptian revolution. His video was rebroadcasted by major news channels including Aljazeerah, CNN, and BBC. To view his video click on the link

"Prof Elmasry was an eye witness to a lot of the revolution in Egypt and provided live video feed - really compelling as it happened," said journalist Raymond Wright.
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Toward the Establishment of a Palestinian Civil Society Defragmentation Strategy

Final Statement of the Palestinian Civil Society Conference,
Cyprus, 16–18 October 2007

As part of the effort by the Palestinian civil society organizations to overcome the state of forced Palestinian fragmentation and consolidate the national role of the Palestinian NGOs in all their places of residence, a conference titled "Toward the Establishment of a Palestinian Civil Society Defragmentation Strategy" was held in Agros, Cyprus, between 16 and 18 October 2007 at the initiative of Ittijah-The Union of Arab Community Based Associations. Forty-four participants representing a broad sector of Palestinian civil society networks, coalitions, and associations in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Kuwait, in addition to a number of international partner organizations supporting Palestinian rights, attended the conference. The Israeli occupation authorities banned the travel of a delegation representing civil society organizations in Gaza.

The conference discussed a number of issues, notably: The Palestinian situation and Palestinian, regional, and international developments, including the Annapolis conference; the collective Palestinian strategy against the forced fragmentation; the endeavors to rebuild terms of reference and assert the constant Palestinian principles; the strategy of collective Palestinian advocacy; Palestinian media strategies; and local and international coordination on the Palestinian question.

The participants in the conference set bases that would help strengthen the overall Palestinian struggle for liberation in all its contexts: the occupation, the displacement and uprooting, and the assault on Palestinian existence in the 1948 areas.

A draft of a collective organizational structure and an action plan were also devised, and a follow-up committee to implement this plan and lead the agreed process was set up.

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