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Torture: Immoral , Illegal, and Ineffective
April 25, 2006

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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