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