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Renowned civil rights lawyer to speak at Veterans' Hall. If you care about freedom in America, don't miss this event!

ANN FAGAN GINGER, Founder and Executive Director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, Berkeley, CA will speak on "CHALLENGING U.S. HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS SINCE 9/11."
Friday, April 15, 8:pm - Veterans' Hall, 846 Front St.(next to P.O.), Santa Cruz.

Co-sponsored by SC 9/11 Truth Network, Womens' International League for Peace and Freedom(WILPF), National Lawyers Guild.
Donation $5-$15 sliding scale(no one turned away for lack of funds). Event is wheelchair accessible.

An unprecedented opportunity to hear one of the nation's leading experts on civil liberties discuss how the Bush Administration, since 9/11, has abused our constitutional rights.

Professor Ginger's talk will be of special interest to activists, lawyers, students, teachers, union members, government officials and judges as well as lay citizens concerned with the assault on our civil liberties in the era of the Patriot Act and the War on Terrorism.

Ginger will report on the 184 alleged violations of human rights by the Bush Administration, from Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo to the keeping of thousands of nuclear bombs on trigger alert and the cutting of finding to schools in low income neighborhoods, to name only a few.

She will also address the recent trial and conviction of attorney Lynne Stewart as well as talk about new paths of action for peace and democracy.

Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Rep. John Conyers Jr., all have praised Ginger's newly released book, of the same title as her talk, published by Prometheus Books.


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