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International Peace Activist Mient Jan Faber to Speak at UH Nov. 6

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October 28, 2008-Houston-
He was once an enemy of the state in Russia, East Germany and Yugoslavia, but soon, Mient Jan Faber will be a special guest at The Honors College at the University of Houston.

Renowned peace and human rights activist Faber will speak at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 6 in The Honors College Commons in UH's M.D. Anderson Library (second floor). This free event is open to the community.

Faber has ventured to a number of conflict zones and has written numerous articles on Iraq, Kashmir, Palestinian/Israeli relations and nuclear proliferation. He is currently a professor of Human Security in War Situations at the Vrje Universiteit in Amsterdam and the political director of the Helsinki Citizen's Assembly in Baku/Paris. For 30 years, he served as the secretary general of the Interchurch Peace Council in the Hague.

For more details on this event, contact Alison Romano at The Honors College at 713-743-3714.

WHAT: Lecture: Mient Jan Faber
WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Nov. 6
WHERE: The Honors College Commons - Second floor of UH's M.D. Anderson Library
WHO: The Honors College at UH

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