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US Backed Repression at Home & Abroad: A Panel Discussion wtih former Political

Date:
Thursday, June 09, 2005
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Students Ending Rights Violations
Location Details:
Foothill College, Appreciation Hall auditorium

The forum will explore the connections between
US-backed repression abroad and at home, linking the
struggle of political prisoners to the global struggle
against imperialism. The forum is being organized and
hosted by a new student human rights group on the
Foothill campus called SERV (Students Ending Rights
Violations). It will explore what youth in particular
and people in general can do inside of the US to
struggle in solidarity with political prisoners and
all oppressed peoples fighting for full human rights.

Where: Foothill College, Appreciation Hall auditorium
When: Wednesday, June 8th, 7-9 PM

Panelists include:

* Sergio Maradoli, a survivor of the US-backed coup
d'etat in Chile where he was subjected to extensive
torture and incarceration.

* Claude Marks, a former political prisoner in the
United States, who is currently the director of the
Freedom Archives Project.

* Kiilu Nyasha, a former member of the Black Panther
Party, who has worked extensively with political
prisoners and liberation movements throughout the
world.

* Pierre Labbossiere, co-founder of the Haiti Action
Committee, who is working closely with political
prisoners in Haiti and struggling for their release.

For more information, contact SERV at 650-814-6426.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 1, 2005 8:55PM
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