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Antrim - Event Notice
Tuesday February 03 2009
06:59 PM

Two Sides, One Story - public meeting

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Guantanamo From Both Sides Of The Wire

Featuring Moazzam Begg, Sami Al Haj and Christopher Arendt

Tuesday 3 February
7:00pm Sharp

Assembly Hall
St. Mary's University College
191 Falls Road, Belfast.

Two Sides, One Story: Guantanamo From Both Sides Of The Wire

Featuring

Moazzam Begg
Former Guantanamo detainee, Cageprisoners spokesperson and author of 'Enemy Combatant' - the first book written by a former Guantanamo Bay Prisoner.

Sami Al Haj
Former Al Jazeera cameraman, Sami spent six years in unlawful detention, first in Afghanistan and then in Guantanamo Bay.

And for the first time...

Christopher Arendt
A former military guard at Guantanamo, Chris was removed from his duties at Guantanamo due to his interaction with the prisoners, something he did to retain some sense of his own humanity.

He has become an outspoken advocate against the unlawful detentions at Guantanamo Bay and offers an invaluable insight into the systematic mistreatment, degradation and torture of the detainees held there.

Tuesday 3 February
7:00pm Sharp

Assembly Hall
St. Mary's University College
191 Falls Road, Belfast.

Free Admission.

This is the only Irish date in a public speaking tour marking seven years of unlawful detention, abuse and torture.

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