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Seeking Justice and Healing in Gujarat

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: MIT 4-231 • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge

 Seeking Justice and Healing in Gujarat:

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From Emancipation to Equality

When: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 3:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library • 449 Broadway • Cambridge

Campaign logo.jpgFrom Emancipation to Equality: 
The Unfinished Business of Civil War and Civil Rights

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Fundraiser to Benefit Bradley Manning Support Network

When: Saturday, June 8, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: home of Suzette Abbott and David Klafter • 63 Winthrop St • Brookline

    Join us for an evening of: 

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 Great Music!

                 Great Food! 

                                for a Great Cause!

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Rally for Bradley Manning

When: Saturday, June 1, 2013, 10:00 am
Where: Park Street Station • Park & Tremont Streets • Boston

After 3 years in prison, the trial of Bradley Manning is finally starting on Monday at Fort Meade, MD.  Many people will be there to show support for Manning.  (There are still spaces on buses going down.  Contact Al Johnson if you're interested in going.  He's at AlfredJohnson34@comcast.net.) 

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War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State

When: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 3:45 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Central Square Library • 45 Pearl St • Central Sq T • Cambridge
presented by the Monthly Peace & Justice Film Series
 
War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (www.waronwhistleblowers.comby filmmaker Robert Greenwald
 
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Kultar's Mime

When: Friday, June 28, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: Hopkington High School • Hopkington

 Two Path Productions presents Kultar's Mime

The untold story of young Sikh children from the poorest neighborhoods of Delhi, who were targets in the 1984 Anti-Sikh pogrom, following the assassination of Indira Gandhi.;

With 

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WMBR Broadcast of "Boston Marathon Bombings: Impact and Response"

When: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Where:

 "Radio with a View" on WMBR
will broadcast the recent UJP-sponsored forum

"Boston Marathon Bombings: Impact and Response"

WMBR broadcasts at 88.1 FM and streams live at WMBR.org

 

A forum sponsored by United for Justice with Peace

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Social Media in the Boston Marathon Bombings, a Flash Forum

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: C. Walsh Theatre at Suffolk University • 55 Temple St. • Boston

Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University presents Social Media in the Boston Marathon Bombings, a Flash Forum with Garrett Quinn, Adam Gaffin, and Cheryl Fiandaca; moderated by Skip Perham. Conveniently located near the Park St. MBTA Station. For more information, contact Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University: 617-557-2007, http://www.fordhallforum.org.

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Rally to Close Down Guantanamo

When: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where: Park St Station • Tremont & Park Streets • Boston

This coming Saturday, May 18, our weekly Boston Park Street Station peace demo at1pm will focus on closing down Guantanamo.  WILPF and we, the Committee for Peace and Human Rights, are working together to draw attention to the hunger strike which more than 100 of the 166 detainees are participating in.  We hope you can join us and tell people about it.  We will have orange jumpsuits for people to wear and will read the names and words of the detainees, chant an

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Tree Planting Ceremony. 2nd Anniversary of Boston Becoming a Human Rights City

When: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 9:00 am
Where: Peace Garden, Frederick Douglass Sq. • 998 Tremont St • Roxbury

The Event is Still On!   (posted Saturday 11am)

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Privacy vs. Security

When: Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 3:00 am to 5:00 am
Where: Boston University • Faculty Dining Lounge • 775 Commonwealth Avenue - 5th floor • Boston

BOSTON UNIVERSITY POLITICAL ACTION ORGANIZATION (BUPAO) INVITES YOU TO TAKE PART IN AN ACTIVE DISCUSSION THAT WILL SHAPE YOUR FUTURE

Come hear panelists discuss government surveillance and privacy issues, and decide for yourself how to take action. Panelists will include representatives of BU, civil liberties activists, elected officials and law enforcement.

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CANCELLED - Second Omar Khalidi Memorial Lecture: Islamism and Democracy in India

When: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: 4-237 MIT • 77 Mass Ave • Main Building • Cambridge

Dear Friends - On account of this week's events in Boston, we are unable to host this talk on Sunday. We'll try to arrange it at another time. Apologies for any inconvenience.

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Boston South Asia Center presents

 

The Second Dr. Omar Khalidi Memorial lecture

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Close Down Guantanamo!

Susan McLucasI have just finished a 4-day fast in solidarity with the hunger strikers at Guantanamo, who are in their 7th week with no food, protesting their indefinite detention and brutal treatment.  People all around the country have fasted, many for a whole week, organized by Witness Against Torture (WitnessTorture.org).  We need to get the word out about the hunger strike and the urgent need to close down Guantanamo.  Please do what you

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Fast in Solidarity with Guantanamo Hunger Strikers

Free film screening: Mann v. Ford

When: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 3:40 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor • Cambridge

Mann v. Ford

after years of toxic dumping, one small community fights for its life

Mann v FordShowing Thursday, April 18, in Cambridge [please download distribute & flyer]

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