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Documentary Film Screening of "God Loves Uganda" facilitated by Nicholas Opiyo

Justice Sculpture in front of State House in Freetown.
April 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
ROOM 002, HISTORY CORNER, BLDG. 200, MAIN QUAD, 450 SERRA MALL
Speaker(s): 
Nicholas Opiyo

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO STUDENTS, FACULTY, STAFF, AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS. ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE DISCUSSION.

This series is sponsored by the Stanford Initiative For Religious and Ethnic Understanding and Coexistence, supported by the President’s Fund, CCSRE, Religious Studies, and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies. It is co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights & International Justice, Stanford Global Studies, the Stanford Forum for African Studies, the Stanford African Student Association, and the Haas Center for Public Service, and Stanford in Government.

Nicholas Opiyo, visiting Ugandan constitutional and human rights lawyer, and founding Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda, will lead a post-film discussion. Mr. Opiyo was recently acclaimed for his successful challenge of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act before the Ugandan Constitutional Court. At Chapter Four he is engaged in providing legal support for human rights and pro-democracy activists.

Event Sponsor: 
This series is sponsored by the Stanford Initiative For Religious and Ethnic Understanding and Coexistence, supported by the President’s Fund, CCSRE, Religious Studies, and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies. It is co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies, the WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights & International Justice, Stanford Global Studies, the Stanford Forum for African Studies, the Stanford African Student Association, and the Haas Center for Public Service, and Stanford in Government.
Contact Email: 
africanstudies@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
(650) 497-7688