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Speaker: US Invovlvement in West Papua and Human Rights today
Date Tuesday May 18
Time 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
Stanford University
History Corner, Bldg 200, Room 203
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorRush Rehm
Speakers:
John Rumbiak
* Visiting Scholar - Colombia University, Center for Human Rights Study.
* Chairman of International Affairs for ELSHAM.

As the leading Papuan human rights defender, and an advocate for self-determination for the people of West Papua, John Rumbiak is an inspiration to all those working for peace and justice in the world. ELSHAM is an internationally respected West Papuan human rights organization instrumental in efforts to establish West Papua as a Zone of Peace.

Patsy Spier
* School teacher.

Patsy survived an ambush that took place at the gold mine of Freeport McMoRan-a US multinational corporation-on August 31, 2002. Patsy's husband Rick was killed in the ambush along with her school superintendent Ted Burgon, of Oregon, and her teaching colleague Bambang Riwanto, an Indonesian citizen. This case is currently being investigated by the FBI.


HERE IS AN EAST TIMOR SITUATION IN THE MAKING. PLEASE COME AND LEARN ABOUT IT NOW.
Added to the calendar on Sunday May 9th, 2004 4:42 PM
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