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Arabs Question U.S. Role in ‘Arab Spring’, Effective Aid & Progressive Islam vs Increased Regional Militarization, Drone Victims & Al-Qaida Expansion

May 14, 2012

Tues. May 15, 9:00 a.m.

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following event was announced by Peoples MEDIA Center, Inc.

    WHAT:                                                    A Press Conference
                                                             Arabs Question U.S. on "Arab Spring"
    "Ongoing changes in the Arab region necessitate the revision of various areas of the
     United States. foreign policy towards the region in several areas."

    WHEN:                                                    Tuesday May 15, 2012, 9-11 a.m.
    WHERE:                                                    National Press Club, 14th St. NW, 13th Floor,
                                                              Zenger room -Washington, DC 20045

                                                              *photo ops & individual interviews, TV/radio
                                                              please RSVP

                                                              *The Arab NGO Network for Development
                                                              (http://www.annd.org) --founded in 1997, is a
                                                              regional network operating today in 11 Arab
                                                              countries with 7 national networks and 23 NGO
                                                              members, focusing on economic and social
    WHO:                                                      policies and rights in the Arab region.

                                                 ANND DELEGATES
    *Hanaa' Edward                                           Iraqi Al-Amal Association`
    *Izza-Deen El Asbahi                                      Yemen - Human Rights Information and Training
    *Salah Al Jourchi                                         Tunisia -  Researcher and Political Analyst
                                                              Coordinator of the  Civic Constitutional
                                                              Commission - Al Jahez Center, co-founder of
                                                              Progressive Islamic Group
    *Saad Felali Meknassi                                    Morocco - Transparency
    *Abdel Nabi Al Ekry                                      Bahrain - Transparency Association
    *Nada Alwadi                                             Bahrain Press Association
    *Allam Jarar                                             Palestinian NGO Network
    *Magdy Abdel Hamid                                       Egypt - Egyptian Association for Civic Engagement
    *Ossama Safa                                             Lebanese Association for Electoral Reform
    *Ziad Abdel Samad                                        Lebanon - ANND executive director
    *Mohamad Ali Loutfy                                      Lebanese Physically Handicapped Union
    *Kinda Mohamadieh                                        Lebanon - ANND visit coordinator, economist


Wednesday, May 16, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

American University panel on “the Role of Civic Society in the Arab Revolutions

co-sponsored by A.U. School of International Service-Center for Peace Building and Development

Friday, 5/18, 6:30 p.m.

Columbia Rd. Festival Center Arab/D.C. civic society dialogue

co-sponsored by Peoples MEDIA Center

SOURCE The Arab NGO Network for Development

Source: PR Newswire