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Torture panel tomorrow at the First Parish Church

At 7 pm tomorrow at the First Parish Church (425 Congress Street), a group of torture experts will participate in a panel discussion on torture and accountability as part of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture's (NRCAT) effort to hold people accountable for post-9/11 torture. June is national Torture Awareness Month, and religious and non-religious activists alike are pressuring President Barack Obama to prosecute those US officials who enabled, encouraged, or participated in torture during the Bush-Cheney era. (Eric Smith, of the Maine Council of Churches, went to DC last week to talk with White House officials about these issues.)

The panelists are:

I'll have longer interviews with a few of these men posted here later tomorrow or early Wednesday morning.
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