FIRST SESSION of the 2005
INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION OF INQUIRY
On CRIMES AGAINSTHUMANITY

Committed by
THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION

Grand Ballroom of the Manhattan Center, 311 W. 34th Street, New York City

Friday Evening, OCTOBER 21, 6PM & Saturday Morning, OCTOBER 22, 10AM

Keynote addresses: The Moral Challenge andResponsibility of ourTime
Howard Zinn, Historian, special videotaped message to the commission
Marcus Raskin, Institute for Policy Studies and The Nation editorial board
Michael Ratner, president, Center for Constitutional Rights

Presentation of INDICTMENTS
1.Wars of Aggression
2.Torture and Indefinite Detention
3. Destruction of the Global Environment
4.Attacks on Global Public Health and Reproductive Rights

Jurists, Prosecutors, & Witnesses Include:
James Abourezk, former United States Senator;
Amy Bartholomew, professor of law, Carleton University;
Stephen Bronner, professor of political science, Rutgers University;
Dennis Brutus, South African poet; Larry Everest, author, Oil, Power
& Empire: Iraq and the U.S. Global Agenda;
Thomas Fasy,MD, Mt. Sinai School of M edicine;
Denis Halliday,ex-UN Assistant Secretary-General,
former head of UN Humanitarian Mission In Iraq;
Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst;
Camilo E. Mejia, member of Iraq Veterans
Against the War;
Barbara Olshansky, Center for Constitutional Rights and co-ordinator of Guantanamo detainee defense;
Former detainees, and video footage of testimony by Iraqis under occupation.
The full prosecution of the indictments will take place in a second session to be held by January, 2006.

SPECIAL EVIDENTIARYHEARING: HURRICANE KATRINA
Saturday Afternoon, OCTOBER 22, 1PM
Did the Bush Administration commit crimes against humanity ?
Featuring Witnesses from the Gulf Coast:
Survivor, Kimberly S. “...if it hadn’t been for the young men they were calling thugs, I would have died;”
Rescuers and Exper t t estimony, including:
Rev. L uis Barrios, associate professor, John Jay College;
Dr. Robert Bullard, author, “Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights & the Politics of Pollution;”
John Clark, Professor of Environmental Studies, Loyola University, New Orleans;
Mark Krasnoff & Monique Berdin, Cajun community activists and filmmakers;
Corlita Mahr, Peoples Hurricane Relief Fund;
Malik Rahim, Common Ground Collective, New Orleans; Jeremy Scahill, correspondent for Democracy Now!, and other witnesses.

TO REGISTER: www.bushcommission.org or call 212.941.8086
Suggested Admission: $30.00 [sliding scale] $20.00 for one day, seniors & students 50% discount
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