Healing a Culture of Torture Keynote and Panel

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Date: June 25, 2013

Location:

Lutheran Church of the Reformation
212 E. Capitol St.
Washington, DC, 20003

CCR is a proud co-sponsor of this keynote and panel discussion to commemorate Torture Awareness Month. Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture in Washington, D.C. will speak alongside human rights advocates and anti-torture advocates from the faith community.

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What: Reception, Keynote, Panel response and presentation of Patrick Rice Award
Where: Lutheran Church of the Reformation in Washington D.C.
When: Tuesday, June 25th at 6:30 p.m.
RSVP: Check the NRCAT event page here and RSVP on Facebook here.

Panelists:

  • Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture
  • Aileen Bacalso, Secretary General of the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances
  • Zeke Johnson, Director, Security & Human Rights Program, Amnesty International.

Co-sponsors: Advocates for Survivors of Torture & Trauma, Center for Constitutional Rights, Center for Victims of Torture, Council on American–Islamic Relations, Disciples Justice Action Network, Franciscan Action Network, Human Rights Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Interfaith Action for Human Rights, Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, Presbyterian Church (USA), The Refuge Media Project, T’ruah – The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights, Witness Against Torture, World Can’t Wait