Tue., 2/25 – RSVP FOR “PHILIPPINES: HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONTEXT”

Please distribute widely.

Open to members of the public.

PHILIPPINES:

HUMAN RIGHTS IN CONTEXT

journalist killings ⌯ disappearances ⌯ pork barrel corruption ⌯ typhoon politics ⌯

ampatuan trial ⌯ failure to investigate ⌯ poverty ⌯ guns, goons and gold ⌯ U.S. Policy

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

CHURCH CENTER FOR THE UNITED NATIONS
777 UN Plaza
(corner 44th St. and First Avenue), Manhattan, New York City
Hardin Room, 11th Floor

Reception begins at 6:00 p.m.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/philippines-human-rights-in-context-tickets-10308371617

Featured Speakers

CARLOS CONDE
Philippines Researcher
Human Rights Watch
Former Correspondent for the New York Times
(Arriving from the Philippines)

JESSICA EVANS
Senior Researcher/Advocate for International Financial Institutions
Human Rights Watch

Author, “They Own the People”; The Ampatuans, State-Backed Militias, and Killings in the Southern Philippines

Moderator

REV. LIBERATO C. BAUTISTA
Assistant General Secretary for United Nations and International Affairs
of the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church.

Preceded by a Short Film by

STEVEN DE CASTRO
Filmmaker and Attorney

and Slide Presentation by

NATALIE AGOSTO
Human Rights Activist

(Just returned from the Philippines)

RSVP today: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/philippines-human-rights-in-context-tickets-10308371617

SPONSORED BY: National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines, NGO Committee on Human Rights (New York), Kinding Sindaw, Kalusugan Coalition, New York Independent Filmmakers, BAYAN and MORE