Stamp Out Torture Launch
16 October 2000
10.00am, Wednesday, 18 October 2000 Amnesty International 1 Easton Street London WC1X
The European launch of Amnesty International's global campaign to 'Stamp Out Torture' will be marked by a press conference on the day of the launch. The campaign materials revealing who today's torturers are, who their victims are, the methods used and the causes and conditions that allow torture to occur are covered by a distribution embargo until the day of the launch.
The press conference will be followed by a photo opportunity outside the International Secretariat.
The briefing panel will be:
Chair Kate Allen Director, Amnesty International UK
Torture Today: Pierre Sané Secretary General, Amnesty International Discrimination and Impunity
Case Study: Angelika Pathak Asia Researcher, Amnesty International South Asia
Medical Effects Dr Duncan Forest Medical Foundation for the Care of of Torture Victims of Torture
Personal Testimony (to be confirmed) Torture Survivor
UK Role in Kate Allen Director, Amnesty International UK Ending Torture
RSVP: Sophie Hulme + 44 (0) 20 7413 5566 Shulme@amnesty.org
Amnesty International: working worldwide for the release of prisoners of conscience, fair trials for political prisons and an end to torture, extrajudicial executions, 'disappearances' and the death penalty.