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Between Iraq & Hard Place, Forum on April 18



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	Between Iraq and a Hard Place:
	Exploring new peace-building roles for Canada
	Saturday, April 18, 1 - 4 p.m.
	First United Church, 397 Kent St., Ottawa		
    
    As a follow-up to the peace vigils to express concern about war against 
    Iraq, the Ottawa Quakers and the Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade 
    (COAT) are co-sponsoring a forum called Between Iraq and a hard place: 
    exploring new peace-building roles for Canada, on Sat., April 18, 1-4pm, 
    at First United Church, 397 Kent Street.  Iraqi filmmaker Amira Elias of 
    Montreal will discuss the  plight of Iraqi children under economic 
    sanctions.  Local speakers will include:  Louise Richard, president of 
    the Gulf War Veterans Association, who is suffering from Gulf War 
    Syndrome;  Murray Thomson, a recipient of the Pearson Peace Metal and 
    executive director of Peacefund Canada, an organization which enables 
    small-scale conflict resolution and peace education around the world; 
    and, Richard Sanders, co-ordinator of the Coalition to Oppose the Arms 
    Trade and editor of the periodical Press for Conversion!  For more 
    information, contact Anna Nieminen at 233-7120 or Peggy Land at 
    747-9651.
    
    
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Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)
COAT, 489 Metcalfe St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  K1S 3N7
Tel: (613) 231-3076     Fax (613) 231-2614   
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