Torture: Immoral , Illegal, and Ineffective

What: The forum will offer suggestions for action in legislation, public investigation, and appropriate safeguards against future human rights abuses.

Panel Members:

  • Anthony Ibeagha – a torture survivor from Nigeria
  • Joseph Margulies – lead counsel in Supreme Court case of Rasul V. Bush, involving the Guantanamo detainees
  • Dr. Antonio Martinez – an expert on Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and consultant to numerous national and international organizations on issues of severe trauma
  • Scott Portman – working on projects in Iraq including torture treatment services, detention monitoring and legal assistance for victims of gender-based persecution

Moderator: Dori Dinsmore, the Director of Midwest Regional Office of Amnesty International USA

When: Friday, April 25, 2006 7-9pm

Where: Founder’s Lounge, Frick Center, Elmhurst College
190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst

Admission is free and open to the public

Co-sponsored by: Amnesty International, AFSC, Elmhurst College office of the Chaplain, and Pax Christi Illinois.

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