July 9, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent Egyptian human rights activist
has produced for AJC a series of timely videos on the current crisis in
is riveting, and should be viewed by anyone concerned about
future direction," said AJC Executive Director
. "This is one courageous, principled and determined individual. Her voice needs to be heard both in
and around the world."
, produced after the violent clash Monday between the Egyptian military and Muslim Brotherhood, highlights some of the major problems and misrepresentations, as she sees them, of international media coverage of unfolding events in her country. All three videos are available at
Ziada, executive director of the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development in
, was a featured speaker at the AJC Global Forum in
, last month. She addressed an audience of more than 1,500 on the rise of political Islam, and her own efforts to fight for genuine democracy, including the rule of law, minority rights and women's rights.
Additional videos -- exclusive to AJC -- are expected in the coming days related to the rapidly evolving situation in
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