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Drones Around the Globe
November 16, 2013 @ 9:00 am - November 17, 2013 @ 4:00 pm
This gathering will bring together drone survivors from Pakistan,Yemen and Afghanistan, human rights advocates, lawyers, authors, artists and musicians, and grassroots activists for a weekend of educating and organizing.
Speakers include Dr. Cornel West, international law expert Mary Ellen O’Connell, author of Drone Warfare Medea Benjamin, Amnesty International’s Zeke Johnson, ACLU’s Hina Shamsi, Pakistani drone victim attorney Shahzad Akbar, Afghan women’s rights advocates Fahima Vorgetts and Suraia Sahar, Retired Colonel Ann Wright, UK/Europe drone expert Chris Cole, British scientist Noel Sharkey, inventor of Dronestagram James Bridle, designer of drone-repellent stealthwear Adam Harvey, and peace activist Kathy Kelly. Workshops include topics such as passing local legislation, social media training, student organizing and creative resistance. Evening events include film screenings, art shows and music.
Come join us for a truly historical and global gathering.
Space limited. Register now. Suggested donation $20. Students, $10. Free housing available.