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Dear Friends in Illinois,

Join us for a Truthout co-sponsored discussion of drone warfare Monday
night in Chicago, with Medea Benjamin (co-founder of Global Exchange &
CODEPINK: Women for Peace) & Rafia Zakaria (Pakistani journalist & human
rights activist).
Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote
Heartland Café
7000 N. Glenwood ~ right off the Morse red line stop
Monday May 14th
Gather at 7:00 PM, Program at 8:00 PM

Medea Benjamin is cofounder of Global Exchange & CODEPINK: Women for Peace.
Described as "one of America's most committed -- and most effective --
fighters for human rights" by Newsday, and called "one of the high profile
leaders of the peace movement" by the Los Angeles Times, Medea has
distinguished herself as an eloquent and energetic figure in the
progressive movement. She is the author of "Drone Warfare: Killing by
Remote Control."

Rafia Zakaria is a lawyer, journalist and human rights activist from
Pakistan. She serves on the board of directors of Amnesty International USA
and is co-founder of the Muslim Women's Legal Fund, which provides legal
representation to Muslim women facing domestic abuse in family and
immigration law cases.

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Nonviolence * American Friends Service Committee * Fellowship of
Reconciliation - Chicago Chapter
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