Foreign Dissidents on
How Democracies Fall
With Masih Alinejad, Evan Mawarire,
Rayhan Asat and Ben Rhodes
Date: October 19th, 2021
Time: 6 pm EDT
Location: Online via Zoom
Speakers: Masih Alinejad, Evan Mawarire, Rayhan Asat and Ben Rhodes.
What: How does authoritarianism spread through society? What can we do to stop that spread? Join us for a discussion with Iranian-American journalist Masih Alinejad, Zimbabwean democracy activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, and Uyghur human rights lawyer Rayhan Asat on America’s vital responsibility to defend freedom abroad and renew democracy at home against the rising tide of authoritarianism. Ben Rhodes, the Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama, will moderate. This event is in partnership with USC Annenberg, USC Dornsife, and the Schwarzenegger Institute.