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QED Visits York University & U of T

The QED team has reached out to academic institutions to form collaborations for its research work. On April 10th, Khaled Al-Qazzaz and Bayan Khatib presented the vision and projects of QED to the class of Critical Pedagogy Cultural and Linguistic Diversity at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the…...

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QED Meets with Community Leaders for Refugee Rights Month

QED team meets with community leaders on April 4th, 2017 to celebrate Refugee Rights Month. QED’s founding values include human rights, democracy and social justice. The President of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, Ibrahim Absiye, City Councillor Jim Karygiannis and a Syrian newcomer activist, Kinana Issa, also took part…...

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Former political prisoner Khaled Al-Qazzaz overcomes trauma by giving back – CBCNEWS

“As he lay awake in a insect-infested cell in the solitary confinement wing of an Egyptian prison, one thought kept Khaled Al-Qazzaz going. If they ever made it out alive, he told his prison-mate Mohamed Fahmy, one day they would meet again in Toronto — free. He would reunite with…...

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