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Two Boston-Area Darfur Events

by on August 4, 2009

Wednesday, August?5, 2009 4:00?p.m.

Amnesty International USA Presents: The Ongoing Crisis in Darfur

Land Hall,?Belfer Building, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Speakers: Eric Reeves (Smith College) and Sondra Crosby, MD (Boston Medical Center and Physicians for Human Rights)

The panel will explore:

  • What is the current US policy on the Darfur crisis?
  • Is humanitarian aid still available to displaced refugees?
  • What are the prospects for accountability and international justice for officials responsible for atrocities?

Co-sponsored by: Physicians for Human Rights, The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, The Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur, My Sister's Keeper

Monday, August 10, 2009, 7:00 p.m.

Nowhere to Turn: The Women of Darfur

Join Lin Piwowarczyk MD?and Sondra Crosby MD as they share research findings and personal reflections from their investigative trip to Chad in November 2008 which resulted in the report Nowhere to Turn: Failure to Protect, Support and Assure Justice for Darfuri Women

Thomas Crane Public Library, 40 Washington St., Quincy

Photographs taken by Dr. Piwowarczyk during her visit to Chad will be on exhibit in the Coletti Reading Room from August 4 to 31.

A public reception will be held on Thursday, August 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Places: Sudan, Chad

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