Ending the Crime of Torture–Support TASSC During Torture Survivors Week: June 24-27

Speaker: Herman Wainggai
Date: Friday, June 5, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Place: Dorothy Day Catholic Worker, 503 Rock Creek Church Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20010.
Herman Wainggai, is a visiting scholar at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution in Fairfax, Virginia. He is a politician, diplomat and a leader in West Papua’s self determination struggle. And he represents the Federal Republic of West Papua at the United Nations in New York. Herman is also member of the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) and will speak about his experience as a torture survivor. The mission of TASSC, the only organization founded by and for torture survivors, is to end the practice of torture wherever it occurs and to empower survivors, their families and communities wherever they are.
Please join TASSC in celebrating its 18th Annual June Torture Survivors’ Week from June 24-27th. Please join and support the TASSC vigil on June 27th at Lafayette Park across from the White House. For more info please see: www.tassc.org.
Please join us!
For more info contact Dorothy Day Catholic Worker: 202-882-9649 or 202-360-6416.
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