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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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Vancouver panel says: "Enough!"
Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

It is the conviction of Canpalnet that there are many and varied pathways that can and do bring Canadians to a simple conclusion; namely, that Israel's occupation must be ended, for elementary justice, and to salvage the humanity of all.

To illustrate this, a diverse and distinguished panel of speakers assembled in Vancouver at a press conference on June 6th to express their opposition to Israel’s 40 year occupation of Palestinian lands, and to call for the government of Canada to take action against that occupation and in support of human rights and international law. The conference took place in the Bank of Nova Scotia Room at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver.

Dr. Naseer Aruri, noted Palestinian intellectual and prolific author, was a special guest. Born in Jerusalem, now Emeritus Chancellor Professor at the University of Massachussetts, he has been a member of the international board of Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch (USA), and Palestinian human rights groups. His most recent work is Dishonest Broker: The U.S. Role in Israel and Palestine.

A statement of support was sent by the all-party parliamentary group in Ottawa, the Canada Palestine Parliamentary Association.

That message and the statements of the panelists (listed below) are posted on this site.  

  • Svend Robinson, long time member of Parliament.
  • Sister Elizabeth Kelliher, of the Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement.
  • Murray Dobbin, journalist, broadcaster, and author of books on Canadian politics.
  • David Diamond, founder and artistic director of Headlines Theatre and recipient of the City of Vancouver’s Cultural Harmony Award.
  • Lee Lakeman, organizer of Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter and a representative for the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centers.
  • Carl Rosenberg, editor of Canadian Jewish Outlook Magazine.
  • Terry Greenberg, recently retired member of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs.
  • Reverend Brenda Faust, Minister of Port Coquitlam Trinity United Church.
  • Henry Krause, pastor of Langley Mennonite Fellowship.
  • Cynthia Flood, prize-winning Canadian short-story writer.
  • Dr. Ivar Ekeland, Canada Research Chair in Mathematical Economics at UBC and former President of the University of Paris-9.
  • Ken Davidson, head of the International Solidarity Committee of CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees).
  • Thekla Lit, founder and president of BC ALPHA (Association for Learning and Preserving the History of World War 2 in Asia).

To see podcast of press conference:

40 Years of Occupation(Part 1) Press Conf. WM video - 9 mins - June 6, 2007

40 Years of Occupation(Part 2) Press Conf. video - 9 mins - June 6, 2007

 

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