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NYC-Book Reception/Fundraiser For Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

on “Between Torture and Resistance “

Martin Luther King Center
Thursday, January 10th, 2012, 6-8pm
Art Gallery-Bread & Roses
310 West 43rd Street


Maria Kercado (Vice President of 1199), facilitator-

Matt Myers- Prologue of book and message from Bishop Desmund Tutu

VIDEO Clips: Encuentro Internacional de Derechos Humanos-en Puerto Rico

Keynote Speakers:

* José López Rivera, brother of Political Prisoner Oscar – Reading of book (to be confirmed)
* Luis Rosa, former political Prisoner
* Cultural Presentation

· Artist Juan Sanchez ( to be confirmed)

· Artesano de la Plena-Hermanos Velez (to be confirmed for date)

· Poetry

Sponsors: Caribbean and Latin American Democratic Committee of 1199/ SEIU, National Boricua Human Rights Network, Union 1199, Comité de Puerto Rico en la ONU (Puerto Rico Committee in UN), Resistance in Brooklyn, Professor Ana M. López of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Unit/Humanities Department at Hostos Community College, Friends of Puerto Rico Initiative (list in formation)

Purchase your Reyes Magos Plate by Oscar to benefit the children of Vieques

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