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DC Event: Accountability Today: Preventing Torture Tomorrow
Please join PHR for an event, Accountability Today: Preventing Torture Tomorrow, on June 1, 2011 in recognition of Torture Awareness Month.? The event will feature Juan Mendez, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and a torture survivor, as a keynote speaker. ?Other panelists include Amrit Singh, Senior Legal Officer for the National Security and Counterterrorism program at the Open Society Justice Initiative and Katherine Gallagher, Senior Staff Attorney at Center for Constitutional Rights.RSVP at www.surveymonkey.com/s/DC-June1Co-sponsors: Advocates for Survivors of Torture and Trauma, Alliance for Justice, American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International USA, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Center for Constitutional Rights, Human Rights First, National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Pax Christi USA, Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition, Physicians for Human Rights, War Criminals Watch, Witness Against Torture.
Places: United States