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
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
9/26 from 12:00-1:00: Poverty and AIDS in South Africa (Kay Spiritual Center)
9/26 from 6:00-8:00: Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark w/Matar Ebrahim Matar (MGC Wechsler Theater)
10/1 from 6:00-8:00: Two-Sided Story (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
10/3 from 12:00-1:00: Salvadoran Enterprise of Women (Kay Spiritual Center)
10/3 from 5:30-8:00: Dirty Wars Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
10/10 from 5:30-8:00: Valentine Road Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
10/15 from 12:00-1:30: Munching on Human Rights #2 (WCL 6th Floor Student Lounge)
10/16 from 3:00-5:00: Bahrain Panel Discussion (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
10/17 from 5:30-8:00: Gideon's Army Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
10/24 from 12:00-1:30: Cool Human Rights Work I Did on My Summer Vacation (WCL 401)
10/24 from 5:30-8:00: The Act of Killing Screening and Discussion (Katzen Arts Center)
10/29 from 12:00-1:30: Human Rights in the Workplace: Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation (WCL 401)
10/30 from 5:00-7:00: Critique of ICTY (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)
11/6 from 12:00-1:00: A Bolivian Activist's Life (Kay Spiritual Center)
11/15 from 12:00-1:30: Munching on Human Rights #3 (WCL 6th Floor Student Lounge)
11/18 at 6:30: Ambassador Jeffrey, former ambassador to Turkey (SIS Abramsom Family Founders Room)