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Fall 2014 Events:
9/5- Protest Arbitrary Arrests of Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain at Embassy of Bahrain
9/22- International Day of Peace Celebration: Celebration of World Peace Day with peace activists of the AU and DC community.
9/23- Reframing U.S. Foreign Policy & Respect for Human Rights: Does the US truly wage "noble" wars? Join us as we discuss the myths surrounding US foreign policy as it relates to human rights and democracy building.
9/24- President Obama's War on Whistleblowers and the Targeting of Journalists: Join us to discuss how the Obama administration, as well as preceding administrations, have waged a war on whistleblowers and skirted US accountability for fraud, dragnet surveillance programs, and war crimes.
9/25- The Morality and Legality of Targeted Drone Strikes- Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A regarding US targeted drone strikes and their impacts both in the US and abroad.
9/26- Film Screening & Discussion on The Realization of Human Rights in the Occupied Territories: Join us for a viewing of Voices Across the Divide, a documentary exploring the experiences of Palestinians through rarely heard personal stories, and a discussion with filmmaker Alice Rothchild, followed by a panel discussion with Palestinian guest speakers.
9/26- Human Rights Open Mic Night: Come read share a human rights or social justice-themed poem or passage that inspires you with the peace activist community of DC. Hosted by American University's Society for Ethics, Peace & Global Affairs to celebrate the end of Human Rights Week. Any and everyone is welcome!
11/4- Join the Ethics, Peace & Global Affairs Program for a screening of the documentary PAD YATRA: A Green Odyssey. PAD YATRA: A Green Odyssey is the adventure of 700 people trekking across the nHimalayas with a call to save the planet's "3rd Pole," a glacial region now devastated by the climate chaos associated with global warming.
Fall 2013 List of Human Rights Events