The United Human Rights Council (UHRC) will be hosting its 2nd annual “Opposite of Silence” night of education, activism and art.
This year the program will be spotlighting the injustices of the Turkish government and Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code.
Join us as we honor activists such as Hrant Dink, Eren Keskin, Ayse Gunaysu, Akin Birdal and Leyla Zana. They are just a few of the brave individuals who have been targeted their work for Kurdish human rights, Armenian Genocide recognition, freedom of speech and equality.
Special guest speaker Kani Xulam of the American Kurdish Information Network. (www.Kurdistan.org)
Slam poetry by Armen Soudjian.
Musical performances by Payla Kevorkian and Raffi Semerdjian.
The UHRC is an initiative of Armenian Youth Federation.
January 15, 2010
8:00pm - 10:15pm
211 West Chestnut St. Glendale, CA 91204