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Wednesday, December 05, 2007

WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY FORUM

MWC: CREATING A BETTER WORLD BASED ON FREEDOM AND JUSTICE

Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 2pm-5pm

Room 1900, Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre

Simon Fraser University, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver

Admission is Free

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Ø Hon. David Kilgour, J.D., D.D., Former Cabinet Minister and co-author of “Bloody Harvest”

OTHER SPEAKERS:

Ø Don Wright, Amnesty International Regional Coordinator

Ø Nazanin Afshin-Jam, human rights activist and recording artist

Ø Clive Ansley, China Country Monitor for Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and

Chair of CIPFG US-Canada

Ø Miriam Palacios, OXFAM Public Engagement, Advocacy and Campaign Officer

Ø Khamis Abdelkarim, Canadian Students for Darfur

We welcome your invaluable participation in this inspirational forum!

To complement this forum, various human rights groups will have displays and information tables set up in the centre lounge from 12pm-5:30 pm. There will be lots of petitions to sign!

Peace can only last where human rights are respected … and where individuals and nations are free.” -- 14th Dalai Lama

Presented by: Canadian Students for Darfur

SFU China Research Association

The Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong

The Global Human Rights Torch Relay Support Group


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