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Contributed by Kelly Dietz on 10/01/2013
Amnesty International in Collaboration with IC Human Rights and Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival presents the film:
Friday October 4th at 7 p.m.
In the Health Science and Human Performance Building, room Hill 104
FREE and open to the public.
Dirty Wars is a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary that follows investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill as he chases down the hidden truth behind the US government's "global war" theory, used to justify killings around the world with drones and other weapons.
The U.S. government's "global war" theory is being used to justify human rights violations. Amnesty International is pushing to have the law at the heart of the "global war" theory - 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) – repealed.
See the trailer for Dirty Wars HERE hyperlink: http://dirtywars.org/trailer
JOIN THE ACTIVIST WORKSHOP !
Saturday, October 5th
11 a.m. William 302
Free and open to the public
Amnesty International will lead an activist training in grassroots organizing, media and messaging, guerilla theatre, and other creative forms of direct action and legislative activisim.
This special free screening and workshop event is co-sponsored through a collaborative partnership between the Ithaca Chapter of Amnesty International, the Ithaca College Human Rights Club, the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), and the Politics Department.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Kelly Dietz at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-3581. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.