Human Rights and Revolution in the Middle East

Human Rights and Revolution in the Middle East 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 9:00pm

Bronfman Center, 2nd Floor

Human Rights and Revolution in the Middle East: CAMERA & NYU TorchPAC Present David Keyes!

David Keyes is the executive director of Advancing Human Rights and co-founder of CyberDissidents.org. He served as coordinator for democracy programs under famed Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky and assisted a former UN ambassador. Keyes was called a "pioneer in online activism" by The New York Times and is a contributor to Newsweek/The Daily Beast. He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, Reuters and many other leading publications. He has appeared on MSNBC, PBS and Bloomberg TV. Keyes spoke on human rights in the US Congress, Italian Parliament, and Google and held meetings with Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President George W. Bush. He graduated with honors from UCLA in Middle Eastern Studies and completed a Masters in Diplomacy at Tel Aviv University. He speaks Arabic and Hebrew.