CAIR-Chicago co-sponsors event on colonialism in Puerto Rico and Palestine on May 13th
On Monday, May 13th, CAIR-Chicago is co-sponsoring an event aimed at highlighting the similarities between the experiences and struggles of Puerto Ricans and Palestinians in their movements for independence. The event is set to take place at the John Marshall Law School at 4pm. The presenting panel includes Sahar Francis of the Ramallah-based Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, attorney and Palestinian rights activist Rima Kapitan, Jose E. Lopez of the Puerto Rican Cultural Center and attorney Jan Susler from the People's Law Office.
WHAT: From Puerto Rico to Palestine: Colonial Domination and Political Prisoners WHEN: Monday, May 13th, 4pm to 6pm WHERE: The John Marshall Law School WHO: Sahar Francis (Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association), Rima Kapitan (Kapitan Law Office), Jose E. Lopez (Puerto Rican Cultural Center), Jan Susler (People's Law Office) HOW: Please register online here. COST: Free for those who do not want CLE credits. 2 CLE credits available for $20, payable online or at the door.