Dr. Omar Khalidi (1953 - 29 November 2010) was born in Hyderabad, India and was an eminent Muslim scholar, a staff member of MIT in the USA and an author.
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Lisa S. Price, formerly an instructor of Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University, is an independent researcher, writer and activist based in Canada.
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