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“The Rise (and Fall) of ISIS”

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PLEASE JOIN US FOR A

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION

“The Rise (and Fall) of ISIS”

MAY 15TH AT 7:00 PM

AT THE NEWFANE CHURCH

VVITH JAVED CHAUDHRI.

Mr. Chaudhri will discuss the origin and motivations of ISIS and the possible outcome of its efforts to become a dominant force in Islam.

ISIS, also called the Islamic State, has taken control of large portions of Iraq and Syria over the last year. They are imposing an extreme version of Islam, with brutal repression of minorities, torture and beheadings of Americans and other captives, and widespread terrorist activities.

Mr. Javed Chaudhri was born in Pakistan, attended Marlboro College and has taught at Vermont Community College, Johnson State College and Keene State College. He is afounding member of the Brattleboro Interfaith Initiative, has been a lay member of the Interfaith clergies in Brattleboro, VT and Greenfield, MA and serves on the Board of Directors of the Windham WorldAffairs Council. He has lectured widely on current affairs, religions and politics.

Refreshments to Follow

For more info contact David Roberts via e-mail david.roberts29@gmail.com. or phone 348-4356.