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Dissident Egyptian Blogger Launches Peace Mission to Israel

Maikel Nabil in Israel: A peace-building mission organized by UN Watch

* Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012: Lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, 12:00 pm. For details & to attend, click here.
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Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Lecture at Tel Aviv University, 17:30
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GENEVA, Dec. 23 – As reported today by the New York TimesMaikel Nabil, one of Egypt’s most famous human rights dissidents and democracy bloggers — a former political prisoner who is also his country’s most outspoken supporter of peace with Israel — has arrived in Jerusalem on a peace-building mission, where he will deliver university lectures, meet with leading public figures and peace activists, and visit the Palestinian territories. (See M. Nabil, “Why am I pro-Israel?”)

Mr. Nabil’s trip is organized by UN Watch, a Geneva-based non-governmental organization that works at the United Nations to promote universal human rights and Arab-Israeli peace. Founded in 1993, UN Watch is headed by Ambassador Alfred H. Moses, who served as Bill Clinton’s Special Presidential Emissary for the Cyprus Conflict. Continue reading ‘Dissident Egyptian Blogger Launches Peace Mission to Israel’