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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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Haaretz Sunday, October 12, 2008

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1028249.html

By Jack Khoury, Haaretz Correspondent, and Reuters

The Arab man who drove into a Jewish neighborhood in Acre on the eve of Yom Kippur, sparking a series of riots and violent clashes, told the Knesset Committee of the Interior on Sunday that he would "sacrifice his neck" to bring coexistence back to the bi-national nothern city.

"If what I did caused this, I am ready to sacrifice my neck right here on this table, on lowered gallows, just to return peace and quiet back to the city of Acre, to bring co-existence back to its place.

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He also said that he had been one of the founders of a community co-existence committee in Acre: "We invented co-existence," he said. "They have made me out to be a murderer, they've turned me into a fascist. We are not Nazis, we are not fascists.

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