Torture and the Need for Justice

June 3, Wednesday, 7pm
at the New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64th Street at Central Park West

A Revolution Books Town Hall Meeting

featuring

Laura Flanders, journalist and host of GRITtv

Gitanjali Gutierrez, attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights representing prisoners held at Guantanamo

Chris Hedges, former New York Times Mideast bureau chief, author "American Fascists"

Sister Dianna Ortiz, survivor of torture, founder Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC)

Michael Ratner, president, Center for Constitutional Rights, lawyer for Guantanamo prisoners

Jeremy Scahill, investigative reporter and author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army

Andy Zee, spokesperson for Revolution Books and author of "The Collapse of 'The Movement;' the Resistance and the Revolutionary Movement We Need"

Poetry from Guantanamo prisoners read by Geeta Citygirl (artistic director of Salaam Theatre) Fajer Al Kaisi, Aladdin and others

 

Main Torture Torture and the Need for Justice

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World Can't Wait mobilizes people living in the United States to stand up and stop war on the world, repression and torture carried out by the US government. We take action, regardless of which political party holds power, to expose the crimes of our government, from war crimes to systematic mass incarceration, and to put humanity and the planet first.