TORTURE... and the Need for Justice- New York, NY

Date 

Add to My Calendar Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Location 

Laura Flanders Journalist and host of GRITtv Chris Hedges Senior fellow at The Nation Institute and former Middle East correspondent for the New York Times Sister Diana Ortiz Survivor of torture, founder and director for 10 years of Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) Michael Ratner International human rights lawyer and president of the Center for Constitutional Rights Jeremy Scahill Investigative reporter and author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

Andy Zee Spokesperson for Revolution Books and author of "The Collapse of 'The Movement'; the Resistance and the Revolutionary Movement We Need"

Poetry from Guantánamo prisoners read by Geeta Citygirl (artistic director of Salaam Theatre), Fajer Al Kaisi, Aladdin and others

 

Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) New York Society for Ethical Culture

2 West 64th Street at Central Park West

For more information call Revolution Books: 212-691-3345 Admission $10 Buy tickets on line at www.revolutionbooksnyc.org Also download the government's torture memos from this same web site.

VOLUNTEERS needed-- please call 212-691-3345

Last modified 

June 2, 2009