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The Right to Peace in Korea: Moving from Truth to Reconciliation

by Eric Sirotkin, NLG Human Rights Attorney and Korea Peace Activist, Korea Colloquium Series

Monday, September 28, 2009
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Eric Sirotkin, Chair of the National Lawyers Guild Korean Peace Project, has spent a lifetime helping to bridge the gap between nations, engaging in international peacemaking work from South Africa to Korea, including as chair of the international monitoring project of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He has travelled throughout both North and South Korea, is engaged in work with the South Korean Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with aggrieved families from civilian massacres, and helped co-found the National Campaign to End the Korean War. He has just returned from Washington DC meetings with the State Department and Congress on creating creative solutions for peace in Korea. Eric’s multimedia presentations draw upon his work as a film producer and photographer and help inspire people to find a path to peace.


Open to the public.


Cost : Free

SejungKim
310-825-3284
koreanstudies@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): , The NLG Korean Peace Project

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