With Bans Lifted, Scholars to Speak

Professors Adam Habib and Tariq Ramadan will address U.S. audiences this spring after years of being wrongfully denied entry to the country on the basis of their political views.

The American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of the AAUP and several other organizations, filed lawsuits challenging the denial of visas.

For more information:

With Bans Lifted, Prominent Scholars To Arrive In U.S.
ACLU press release (3/22/10)

State Department Lifts Ban on Scholars (February 2010)

Information on a panel discussion on “Secularism, Islam and Democracy: Muslims in Europe and the West” featuring Ramadan and sponsored by the AAUP, the American Civil Liberties Union, PEN American Center and Slate.

Can't attend? The event will also be streaming online at: www.pen.org/ramadan-stream.

Publication Date: 
Monday, March 22, 2010