Seminar on Political Reform in the Arabian Gulf

On Thursday May 5th, The Institute for Gulf Affairs hosted a seminar on Political Reforms in the Gulf Cooperation Council at the offices of The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, located off DuPont Circle. The featured speakers were Joe Stork from Human Rights Watch and the President of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Abdul Hadi Al-Khawajah.

The seminar was moderated by Ali Al Ahmed, Director of the IGA, and Hussein Abdullah, Associate Fellow at IGA spoke on the prospects of civil society in the Middle East. Among the attendees were journalists, academics, human rights activists and at least one intrepid blogger.

I’ve posted further details here.

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