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Founder of April 6th Youth Movement in Washington

Thursday October 13, 2011

For Immediate Release
Contact Omar Tewfik
Updated: October 17, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC – The Arab American Institute will host Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher, founder of Egypt’s April 6 Youth Movement in Washington, DC tomorrow, October 18 in its offices for a discussion about the current status of Egypt’s youth revolution. Maher will explain the role in which the youth movement played to help spark the Egyptian revolution and the current challenges faced by pro-democracy advocates in post-Mubarak Egypt. There will be a Q and A session.

The event will be live streamed on the Arab American Institute's website

Part one:

What: A Discussion with Ahmed Maher: What’s Next for Egypt

When: Tuesday, October 18 2011. 1:15-2:15pm

Where: Arab American Institute, 1600 K Street NW. Suite 601 Washington, DC 20006

Reporters interested in covering either event should contact Omar Tewfik at: (202) 652-4988 or (202) 494-2942