On Thursday, February 26th a group of students at UCD will become part of a global human rights movement called Education is Not a Crime when they screen Maziar Bahari’s documentary To Light a Candle.
To Light a Candle, tells the story of the Bahá’ís of Iran and their peaceful response to decades of state-sponsored persecution. The Education is Not a Crime campaign features voices of support for Iran’s Bahá’ís from all around the world and all around Ireland. International figures like Irish Nobel Prize Mairéad Maguire and well known human rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu are calling for an end to this injustice.
To event is being hosted by Amnesty UCD and will be shown in the UCD Cinema, Thursday, February 26th at 6.00p.m. followed by a short Q&A. All are welcome and admission is free.