Breaking the Silence: A Speaking Tour with Abousfian Abedelrazik

Abousfian Abedelrazik is a Sudanese born Canadian Citizen who was denied return to Canada after being imprisoned in Sudan.  A federal court eventually required the Government to allow his return.  Mr. Abedelrazik  is speaking in Western Canada.  The schedule is:

Wednesday, 17 November, 7:30pm
Augustana Church Hall, 7th Street and Broadway
Sponsored by: Amnesty International (U of S Chapter) and CUPE Saskatchewan
More info: tel. 306 382 8262 x 24

Thursday, 18 November, 7:30pm
University of Regina, Classroom Building, Room 130
Sponsored by: Amnesty Saskatchewan, Briarpatch, Making Peace Vigil, CCPA.
More info: tel. 306 209 2205

Saturday, 20 November, 7pm
University of Alberta, Law Centre 207A
Sponsored by: Palestine Solidarity Network – U of A

Sunday, 21 November, 7pm
The Unitarian Church, 1703 1st St NW
(just off 16th Ave; enter from 1st St)
Sponsored by: The Abdelrazik Support Committee in Calgary
More info: tel. 403 246 8246

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Details on the Saskatoon Event:

Wednesday, November 17 · 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location Augustana Lutheran Church Hall

7th Street at Broadway (entrance on 7th Street)
Saskatoon, SK

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Mr. Abedelrazik is the Montrealer who returned to Sudan to visit his mother and was beaten, tortured and imprisoned. Never charged, Abedelrazik was repeately blocked from returning home to Canada.

For 14 months he took refuge in the Canadian Embassy in Khartoum, while Canadians pressed his case with the federal government. Although a Federal Court ruling forced the government to bring him home, Abousfian Abdelrazik’s struggle is not over.

Without his knowledge, Mr. Abdelrazik’s name was placed on the UN terrorist list. Listed individuals have no right to a hearing. Their assets are frozen and they are not allowed to receive any financial aid, including gifts, loans or even a salary.

Mr. Abdelrazik now lives ina virtual prison.

Tour sponsors in Saskatchewan:
Amnesty Saskatchewan, Amnesty U of S Chapter,
Briarpatch magazine, Making Peace Vigil,
Canadian Centre for Policy Alterna)ves,
Canadian Union of Public Employees

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