The Scene: Our Voices Will Not Be Silenced

Community event posting:

Our Voices Will Not Be Silenced Saturday, March 31, 2012 3:00-6:00 p.m. University of Tornto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Room 5250

Our Voices Will Not Be Silenced

OUR VOICES WILL NOT BE SILENCED

Risking Life & Liberty in Defence of Human Rights in the Philippines

A discussion with human right defenders from the Philippines appearing in Toronto as part of a cross-Canada tour

WITH GUESTS:

BISHOP REUEL MARIGZA: General Secretary, United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) and Vice-Chairperson, National Council of Churches in the Philippines

DR. MERRY MIA CLAMOR: Community health worker, active member of Tanggol Bayi (Defend Women-Association of Women Health Rights Defenders) and acting coordinator of the Council on Health and Development. Former political prisoner.

ANGELINA BISUÑA IPONG: Coordinator, Samahan ng mga Ex-Detainee Laban sa Detensyon at Aresto (Association of Ex-Detainees Against Detention and Arrest). Former political prisoner.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 3:00-6:00 p.m. University of Tornto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) Room 5250 (St. Geroge Subway station, Bedford exit.  Click here for map.)

TOUR LOCATIONS: Toronto: March 27-31 / Ottawa: April 1-4 / Montreal: April 5-8 / Winnipeg: April 9-11 / Vancouver: April 12-16

SPONSORS:

BAYAN Canada - Anakbayan Toronto - Community Alliance for Social Justice - GABRIELA Ontario - KAIROS Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives - MIGRANTE Canada - Philippine Solidarity Network - United Church of Canada

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Bern Jagunos, Program Coordinator, Asia Pacific Partnerships, United Church of Canada. (416) 231-7680 Connie Sorio, Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Partnerships, KAIROS. (416) 463-5312 ext 240

Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/events/288474527891091/

Watch the event video:

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wcdi5pt4HzA