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Alia Malek to speak at Haverford on victims of the war on terror

Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post 9/11 Injustice

Haverford College

KINSC Sharpless Auditorium

September 14, 4:15pm

Join Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship for a reading and discussion with author and civil rights lawyer, Alia Malek. Alia will be discussing her new book, Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Backlash. A groundbreaking collection of oral histories, Patriot Acts tells the stories of men and women who have been needlessly swept up in the War on Terror. In their own words, narrators recount personal experiences of the post-9/11 backlash that have deeply altered their lives and communities. The eighth book in the Voice of Witness series, Patriot Acts illuminates these experiences in a compelling collection of eighteen oral histories from men and women who have found themselves subject to a wide range of human and civil rights abuses—from rendition and torture, to workplace discrimination, bullying, FBI surveillance and harassment.

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