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Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Dear Beth:

Naturally, I want to be there, but you haven't mentioned the date!

Warm regards from Deborah

Lisa Stone

Thanks for organizing us Beth! I'm really looking forward to it. See you at 5:30 in the Charles Hotel.

Nancy White

It's Tuesday, the 15th!

Nate Stell


My name is Nate, and I'm a member of Amnesty International Group 133 in Somerville. We are hosting a free human rights film series this fall, and are trying to spread word far and wide. Please see below for info about our free film screening and amazing panel discussion this Tuesday at Harvard's Kennedy School. If you wouldn't mind, please pass this along to anyone you believe may be interested. Thanks for your time!

Nate Stell
Amnesty International Group 133

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Amnesty International Group 133 and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University invite you to a free film screening Tuesday night at 7PM of Total Denial (79 JFK Street, Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Ground Floor). Please join us for this powerful documentary about the Doe v. Unocal case involving Burmese villagers and EarthRights International against the Unocal oil company. The villagers used the Alien Tort Claims Act to challenge the severe human rights abuses committed during Unocal's collaboration with the Burmese government while building a new oil pipeline.

We are very fortunate to have a fantastic panel discussion after the screening about the Unocal case as well as the current situation in Burma:

Aye Aye San - Human Rights Activist/Former Political Prisoner from Burma

Mark McDowell - Canadian Diplomat to Burma, Thailand, and Laos, 2003–2007

Shanti Maung - Student Activist, Harvard Burma Action Group

Tyler Giannini - Co-founder, EarthRights International/ Clinical Director, Harvard Law School Human Rights Program

------ Upcoming Films -------
Amnesty International Group 133 will be screening two more films as part of our Global Fight for Human Rights film series. See below for details.

Invisible Children
Thursday, November 15th 7-9.30pm
This Building Community
24 Webster Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
"A film that exposes the tragic realities of northern Uganda's night commuters and child soldiers."

The Devil Came on Horseback
Tentatively, November 27th 7-9.30pm
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Ground Floor
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA
"This award-winning documentary film exposes the tragedy taking place in Darfur as seen through the eyes of an American witness who has since returned to the US to take action to stop it."

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