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Old 02-27-2005, 11:25 PM
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Default "Attica to Abu Ghraib" Conference

A fellow PTOer, Xochi told me about the following which may be of interest to some PTOers

"Attica to Abu Ghraib" Conference

Friday, April 22nd & Saturday, April 23rd, 2005
UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

Torture, illegal detention and other human rights abuses have always been weapons used by the US government to crush resistance. Today we see a terrifying escalation in that repression, whether against Iraqis and Afghans half a world away — or immigrants, prisoners, and political activists here at home. Our strength lies in building on the experiences of those who resist – here in the US, in Latin America, Palestine, the Philippines, the Caribbean, and in countless communities throughout the world.

For more information, they can be contacted at: info@attica2abughraib.com
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