Press release for a conference held by Yvonne Ridley in Montreal
Original address: http://www.newswire.ca/releases/February2003/18/c1598.html (dead link)
Samer Majzoub is identified as the spokesperson.
Four Muslim Brotherhood organizations are identified as hosts of the event:
Original title: Ex-Taliban prisoner to hold press conference Wednesday, lecture Thursday – From Afghanistan to Iraq: America Attacks English Lecture (Thursday, Feb. 20): 7:00 PM
MONTREAL, Feb. 18 /CNW Telbec/ – Yvonne Ridley, author and chief reporter for Britain’s The Daily Express to speak about her ten-day imprisonment by the Taliban, as well as her thoughts on the impending war against Iraq. Ridley recently caused a stir in the media upon admitting her growing interest in Islam.
Amphithéâtre Jean Lesage (Room B-2285)
Université de Montréal
Press conference (Wednesday, Feb. 19): 9:30 AM
This event is hosted by the Muslim Association of Canada, Canadian Muslim Forum, Alternative Perspective Media and the United Muslim Students Association.
For further information: Samer Majzoub, (514) 884-0852