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Voices from Silence: Policies and Narratives Post-9/11
Monday, April 23, 2007 7:00 PM

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights,
Hubert H. Humphrey Institute for Public Affairs,

and Amnesty International at the University of Minnesota




Voices from Silence:

Policies and Narratives Post-9/11


Monday, April 23, 2007    

7:00 - 9:00 pm


Cowles Auditorium

Hubert H. Humphrey Institute

301 - 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN



Moderator:        Professor Katherine Fennelly


Panelists:            Abdi Aynte, Reporter; Farheen Hakeem, Social Activist; Dipankar Mukherjee, Artistic Director, Pangea World Theater; Dr. Richard Ponciano Anchante, Esq; and Laura Provinzino, Esq.



This panel will address how the events of 9/11, and subsequent legislation such as the USA Patriot Act, have affected the lives of refugee, immigrant and religious minorities. This event follows the recent release of the The Advocates report “Voices from Silence: Personal Accounts of the Long-Term Impact of 9/11.” The panel discussion is the first in a series of community dialogues on the long-term impact of 9/11, culminating in a day-long conference this fall which will explore in depth the issues raised in the The Advocates’ report.


Event is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Sarah Herder at or 612-341-3302 ext. 126. To access a copy of the report and information on this and upcoming events in this series, please visit