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July 23 NYC: Torture and Lies - Who Is Accountable?


Torture and Lies: Who Is Accountable?
From Abu Ghraib to the Downing Street Minutes
New York City Town Hall Meeting
Saturday July 23, 2005 2-4 p.m.
New York Society for Ethical Culture 2 W. 64th St.

Free admission, donations suggested

Seating is limited, no reservations

Sponsored by The Nation and Democrats.com

Speakers:
• Rep. Maurice Hinchey
• Hon. Liz Holtzman
• Randi Rhodes
Moderator: Bob Fertik

Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), who has represented a conservative district in upstate New York since 1993, has spoken passionately about the significance of the Downing Street Minutes and the need to hold the President accountable for taking the nation to war on the basis of lies.
http://www.democrats.com/hinchey-newpaltz

Hon. Liz Holtzman, a former Congresswoman from New York, served on the House Judiciary Committee during the impeachment of President Nixon. She later served as District Attorney of Brooklyn and currently serves on the Nazi and Japanese Imperial War Criminal Records Interagency Working Group. She just published "Torture and Accountability," an extraordinary article in The Nation:
http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20050718&s=holtzman

Randi Rhodes hosts The Randi Rhodes Show, the hugely popular afternoon show on Air America Radio.
http://therandirhodesshow.com/live/

Bob Fertik is the President of Democrats.com and a co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, a broad national coalition formed on May 26 to end the U.S. media blackout of the Downing Street Minutes, which exposed the Bush administration's pre-war declarations as deliberate lies.
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July 23 is the 3rd anniversary of the Downing Street Minutes. Town Hall Meetings are being held all across the country, organized by Rep. John Conyers and AfterDowningStreet.org.

Co-sponsors:
• Air America Radio
• AfterDowningStreet.org
• Billionaires for Bush
• The Blame Show
• Democracy for NYC
• INN World Report
• The Iraq Project
• New Democratic Majority
• NYC Downing Street Coalition
• NYS Senator Eric Schneiderman
• openDemocracy.net
• PoliticalStrategy.us
• Progressive Democrats of America
• United for Peace and Justice
• VoterMarch.org

For updates visit:
http://democrats.com/july23

To volunteer visit:
http://democrats.com/contact

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