Shining a Light on U.S. Torture

  • June 21, 2014
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Co-sponsors include:

Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP)
Karamah – Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights
National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT)
The Constitution Project

Who


Dr. Azizah al-Hibri: Founder & Chair of KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights; Member of The Constitution Project’s Task Force on Detainee Treatment.

Edina Lekovich: Director of Policy and Programming, Muslim Public Affairs Council

Rev. William D. Smart Jr.: President, Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Los Angeles

When


2:00PM - 4:00PM PT

Where


Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Westminster Chapel
3300 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

For more information, contact icujp@pacbell.net or 213-748-1643

This event is wheelchair accessible and disability affirmative. For accommodations, contact 72 hours in advance.

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“It was torture,” TCP's independent, bipartisan, blue-ribbon Task Force on Detainee Treatment concluded in a report released April 16, 2013. The group looked at the federal government's policies and actions related to the detention and treatment of suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere and held in U.S. custody during the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Read More...