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Monday, October 28, 2019
 

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  Honduras Resists: Confronting a US-Fueled Human Rights Crisis  
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Heidy Alachan will speak at Virginia Tech on Monday, Oct. 28. She is a lawyer, writer and activist with Movimiento Amplio por la Dignidad y la Justicia (MADJ), Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice. Alachan is part of the MADJ legal team representing the family of Berta Caceres, the internationally renowned Honduran indigenous and environmental rights activist assassinated in 2016.

MADJ is a social and political movement committed to working against impunity and corruption in Honduras while building alternatives rooted in transparency, dignity and respect for human rights and the environment.

This event is free and open to the public.

Parking is available in adjacent downtown Blacksburg, or on campus for parking permit holders. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/b9yAjE7csezoUk2L8. Enter through the Study Cafe, 1st floor, across from main campus bookstore, the Multipurpose Room is up the ramp to the left of the coffee sales counter.

Questions? Contact Dale Wimberley, Department of Sociology, dale.wimberley@vt.edu.

Co-sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention, El Centro Hispanic and Latinx Cultural and Community Center, Department of Political Science, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, American Indian Studies Program, and Coalition for Justice.
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Location: Newman Library Multipurpose Room
Price: Free
Sponsor: Department of Sociology
Contact: Dale Wimberley
E-Mail: dale.wimberley@vt.edu
(540) 231-8960
   
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