The John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights is hosting Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish as part of its 9th Annual Human Rights Awards.
9th Annual Human Rights Awards
Featuring Keynote Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish
Sunday, December 13 (1:30 – 5:00 pm)
Transalta Arts Barns (10330 84 Avenue)
They keynote speaker for the 9th Annual Human Rights Awards is Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of the award-winning I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish will draw on his experience of reconciliation and share his perspective on forgiveness and hope. He will challenge us to consider what it takes in a society to overcome feelings of guilt and anger about past injustices in order to move towards acceptance and collaboration.
Doors open at 1:30 pm. Formal program begins at 2 pm.
Tickets are free. Donations welcome. Please RSVP in advance online.