Monday, November 16, 2009

A WOMAN AMONG WARLORDS Afghan MP Malalai Joya to speak in Ottawa

When: 7pm, Thursday, November 26.
Where: Centretown United Church (507 Bank St)

Democracy Now! and the BBC have called her “The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan”. She has been a vocal critic of Canada and NATO's occupation of her country. And on November 26, outspoken Afghan Member of Parliament Malalai Joya will speak in Ottawa. Don't miss Malalai Joya at this special event to launch her book, A Woman Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Speak Out. To learn more about Malalai Joya, see:; and;

Co-written with Canadian Peace Alliance Co-Chair and writer Derrick O'Keefe, A Woman Among Warlords is an important and timely book. Malalai Joya's personal story is inspiring, and her political message is an uncompromising appeal for an end to NATO's occupation of Afghanistan and the impunity of the warlords of the Karzai regime.

Don't miss this rare chance to hear her in person.


Cost: $10, $5 for students and unwaged.
Location: Advance tickets are on sale at Octopus Books, 116 Third Ave, Ottawa.
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday - 12 pm - 5pm
Map:; | Phone: (613) 233-2589

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