Embracing the Infidel

Behzad Yaghmaian talked about his book Embracing the Infidel: Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West, published by Delacorte Press.… read more

Behzad Yaghmaian talked about his book Embracing the Infidel: Stories of Muslim Migrants on the Journey West, published by Delacorte Press. The book is about the experiences of Muslim migrants from the Middle East, Asia, and North Africa who have traveled, or have attempted to travel, to Western countries in search of a better life. Professor Yaghmaian said that when these migrants, who have fled their countries of origin for largely political reasons, are commonly treated as criminals when they arrive in their destination countries. Following his remarks, Professor Yaghmaian responded to questions and comments from members of the audience about topics including the recent upheaval in France. close

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Embracing the Infidel

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Program ID:
190823-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2006 | 10:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 26, 2006 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 22, 2006 | 10:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2006 | 6:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2006 | 7:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2006 | 4:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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