The media and the "war on terror ' WHERE: BIO RIO, Hornstulls Strand 3, STOCKHOLM WHEN: SATURDAY 3 OCTOBER
Welcome to the year's most interesting seminar organized by the Islamic Human Rights Committee and the Afro-Swedes' Association.
During the day studied Swedish Swedish media reporting about Muslims in general and the so-called "war on terror" in particular. Are the media
warmongers or balanced source of news? Come and discretion.
Free admission. Programs (see WWW.MMRK.ORG FOR UPDATES) 12.00-13.00 Film: Breaking the Silence - Truth and Lies in the War on Terror, by John Pilger 13.10-13.40 Creation of consent - Sweden is prepared for "war on terror" Lecture by medievetaren Bino Ghebrehawariat 13:40-13:55-BREAK 13.55-14.10 Poetic Pilgrimage * 14.10-14.40 British Muslims and the Media Lecture by Massoud Shadjareh, chairman Islamic Human Rights Commission, UK 14.40-15.30
Interviews with Massoud Shadjareh, Malaak Shabazz, Moazzam Begg and Asim Qureshi 15.30-15.45 BREAK 15.45-17.00 Why Swedish media reports as they do about Muslims? Panel discussion with Mikael Olsson (SR Conflict), Anna Dahlberg (Express), Niklas Ekdal (formerly DN) and Peter Gudmundsson (SvD)
17.00-17.15 BREAK 17.15-17.40 Year Malcolm X Prize is presented and is awarded the prize of Malaak Shabazz, Malcolm X's daughter and representative of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz Center 18.104.22.168 Poetic Pilgrimage 18.10-19.00 lunch break: MMRK and ASR invites the audience to a light meal ** 19.00-20.45 Film: Gitmo by Tarik Saleh and Erik Gandini, followed by conversation with Moazzam Begg and Asim Qureshi from Cageprisoners, UK, Guantanamo
detainees' self-organization 20.45-21.00 closing speech * Poetic Pilgrimage are two London-based spoken word artists who describe themselves as "2 female MC / Poets / Servants of Allah / Lovers of Life". They both appear and talk about their lives as women and Muslims in the UK after September 11, the Iraq war and "London Bombing". www.myspace.com / poeticpilgrimage.
** The dinner is free but for those who are a bit more hungry, the acceding café open all day. Welcome to join the whole day or part of it. The 200 seats allocated according to the principle of first come and then you wait until someone else leaves.