11/13: Coffee Hour on the Repression of Latin America Solidarity Activists

Resource Center of the Americas
Coffee Hour on the Repression of Latin America Solidarity Activists

Saturday, November 13th at 10am
Resource Center of the Americas
3019 Minnehaha Ave Suite 20, Minneapolis

Speakers include:

Meredith Aby is a member of the Anti-War Committee and the Colombia Action Network. Her home was raided on 9/24 and she was subpoenaed to the Chicago grand jury. Meredith has led two CAN delegations to Colombia.  She will talk about how this case and the material support law hinder the work of international solidarity activists, and undercut our freedoms to oppose U.S. policy in Colombia and elsewhere.

Cherrene Horazuk is a former executive director of CISPES and a leader in the MN Committee to Stop FBI Repression. She can talk about the history of FBI repression of Latin America solidarity movements, and the significant of the recent attacks on activists here in MN and elsewhere.

Bruce Nestor is a member of the National Lawyers Guild, and is working to provide legal support to the activists who were raided and subpoenaed to the grand jury in Chicago. Bruce can speak about the material support law, and address the significance of this case, and the legal rights of international solidarity activists.

Hosted by the Resource Center of the Americas (americas.org)

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