Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 2 pm – 5 pm at SFU Downtown Campus
Vancouver – On the eve of World Human Rights Day, the Canadian Students for Darfur, the SFU China Research Association and the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG) will co-host a public forum entitled “Creating a Better World based on Freedom and Justice.”
The Hon.David Kilgour will be keynote speaker at this insightful forum. Other featured speakers will include Don Wright, Amnesty International Regional Coordinator for Pacific-Yukon, Nazanin Afshin-Jam, human rights activist and recording artist, Clive Ansley, China Country Monitor for Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada and Chair of CIPFG, Miriam Palacios, Public Engagement, Advocacy and Campaign Officer for Oxfam Canada in B.C and Khamis Abdelkarim of Canadian Students for Darfur.
Delegates at the forum will work together to examine ways of “Creating a Better World Based on Freedom and Justice” by using human rights as a platform. To complement this forum, from 12 pm-5:30 pm, various human rights groups will have displays and information tables set up in the centre lounge, providing an opportunity for people to take action.
What: Public Forum: “Creating a Better World Based on Freedom and Justice” and Human Rights Displays
When: Saturday, December 8, 2007 at 2 pm – 5 pm
Where: Simon Fraser University; 515 W. Hastings, Room: 1900, Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre, Vancouver, BC
Apaak Clement Tel. 778-895-9242, Vancouver, BC
Sponsored by the SFU China Research Association, Canadian Students for Darfur and the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG)