Los Angeles reckons with torture

| | TrackBacks (0)
Stephen-F.-Rohde.gifStephen F. Rohde, Chair of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, holds the distinction of having confronted John Yoo twice [link to article below].

In Los Angeles, on June 26th-UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, [Rohde moderated] the "Reckoning with Torture" presentation organized by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, [where] the focus was on torture as evil, something that simply cannot and must not be allowed under any circumstances-even if in some as yet unknown universe it were to demonstrate actual utility...

see Diane Lefer's account of event here

Bay Area readers may remember this constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer, and political activist from the 2008 Town Hall sponsored by the NO TO TORTURE - JOHN YOO MUST GO! Coalition. Archived video here.

0 TrackBacks

Listed below are links to blogs that reference this entry: Los Angeles reckons with torture.

TrackBack URL for this entry: http://www.firejohnyoo.net/cgi-bin/mt/mt-tb.cgi/1843

UC Berkeley Billboard

press conference, protest, photos, video, reports

Donations via PayPal
are not tax deductible.

Events & Calendars

War Criminals Watch Events

Important Reading

Physicians for Human Rights
Broken Laws, Broken Lives

NLG White Paper

The President's Executioner

Detention and torture in Guantanamo

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry published on June 28, 2011 11:30 AM.

Petraeus suggests "emergency" torture... was the previous entry in this blog.

Koh redefines... himself is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.