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Release: March 15, 1999

Human rights lecture cancelled

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Global Focus: HR '98 lecture featuring Kamal Hossain originally scheduled for Feb. 25 and later postponed, will not be rescheduled.

The lecture was cancelled because of scheduling conflicts.

Global Focus: HR '98 will next present 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Jose Ramos-Horta at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at Buchanan Auditorium in the Pappajohn Business Building.

HR '98 is a UI-sponsored program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights.