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A Day of Action and Art Against Torture
Morning (8:30 AM) - Support the Fire John Yoo 4 Rally and pack the courtroom -- first court appearance for the 4 arrested for protest as John Yoo came to class on his first day back at Boalt. Demand all charges be dropped! Wiley Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington St., Oakland, Dept. 107 at 8:30 (arrive early, security lines can take 30 min.)
12 Noon - Information in Action at UC Berkeley: FIRE, DISBAR, AND PROSECUTE JOHN YOO!
Stand up and speak out against torture, as jumpsuited "detainees" appear at Sproul Plaza, sparking conversation and debate at this campus crossroads. Speakers, displays, rally.
Evening (5:00 PM)- Fernando Botero In Conversation: The Abu Ghraib Series.
A major exhibit of world-renowned artist Botero 's series of 56 paintings (inspired in 2004 by Seymour Hersh's exposure of the U.S. torture program at that hellhole) opens at the Berkeley Art Museum, 2626 Bancroft Way, on Sept. 23. Join World Can't Wait and the anti-torture community at the Museum at 5:00 PM to welcome the artist and this timely exhibition. Botero speaks at the Museum Theater at 6:00 PM.
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http://www.firejohnyoo.org & http://www.sfbaycantwait.org
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