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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Public Forum on the Future of Civil Liberties - Tues. Feb.5
NOWAR/PAIX (Network to Oppose War and
Racism/Pacte contre l'agression,
l'intolérance et la zénophobie) presents...
A public forum on the future of civil liberties
Who's a Terrorist Anyway?
Ottawa Public Library Auditorium,
(Metcalfe at Laurier)
Tuesday, February 5th from 7 to 10 p.m.
Free/Donations Accepted to help cover costs of
The presenters are:
Canadian Union of Postal Workers and member of
the Sept. 11 Peace Coalition
Legal Counsel, Canadian Arab Federation
Representative from the aboriginal community
(still to be confirmed)
Christian Legeais (French presentation)
CAZO (Comité antiZLÉA de l'Outaouais) (Outaouais
There will be a discussion following the
ABOUT NOWAR/PAIX: In response to the horrific
events of September 11, the resulting
declarations of war by the U.S. government and
allies, the attack on civil liberties and the
right to dissent, and the ugly racist and
xenophobic attacks on innocent people of colour
across North America, a group of concerned
Ottawa-area citizens has recently formed
This coalition has three goals:
1) to oppose
terrorism in all its forms (including state
terrorism), the U.S. call to war, and Canada's
2) to oppose the racist backlash against people
of colour, including attacks on immigrant and
3) to oppose the erosion of civil liberties in
the name of national security.
Our network, which is made up of a diversity of
members from within the community, seeks to build
a broad-based coalition of organizations and
individuals within the Ottawa region to advance
the above goals by organizing events and
increasing public awareness in the coming weeks
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