The Portland Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, and the Honorable Diana Stuart, Edward Jones, Richard Baldwin and Robert Wollheim, invite you to a…
REPORT BACK FROM TUNISIA
Friday, May 13, 2011
12:00 – 1:15 PM
Multnomah County Courthouse
1021 SW 4th Ave.,
Judge Wyatt’s Courtroom
Join Portland attorneys Steven Goldberg and Tom Nelson who were part of a delegation of lawyers and activists from the United States, England and Turkey which visited Tunisia in March at the invitation of the National Bar Association of Tunisia. The cataclysmic political changes which resulted in the fall of the Ben Ali regime in January sparked continued changes and protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East.
- How did such dramatic political change happen so quickly?
- What was the role of lawyers in bringing about this change?
- What are the challenges to the transition to democracy?
- How can U.S. lawyers and judges be part of such international delegations?
This event is a brown bag lunch. Please bring your associates and friends.
Report Back: Tunisia with Azadeh Shahshahani
Where: Phillip Rush Center
1530 Dekalb Avenue, Ste A
“Hands Off the Tunisian Revolution” says international delegation of lawyers and academics – A group of lawyers from the U.S., U.K. and Turkey have been investigating U.S. and European complicity in human rights abuses committed by the Ben Ali regime Join Human Rights Atlanta to hear Atlanta attorney and National Lawyers Guild Executive Vice President Azadeh Shahshahani, a member of the delegation, speak about their findings!
Sponsored by Human Rights Atlanta
This event is a potluck – bring friends and family. Children are welcome.