Thursday, July 19, 2007

Katrina & RITA TRIBUNAL -- August 29 NOLA

Momentum is rapidly growing for the International Tribunal on Hurricanes
Katrina and Rita. This email is to provide you all with basic updated
information on how to register, support, and donate to the Tribunal
initiative online. The International Tribunal will be held Wednesday, August
29th - Sunday, September 2nd at the Pan American Conference Center located
at 601 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA.

For registration and hotel and accommodation information, please visit
www.internationaltribunal.org ASAP. We strongly encourage everyone planning
on attending the Tribunal to register immediately.

Survivors looking to register and offer testimony of gross human and civil
rights abuses should register on the website and contact Leon Waters, New
Orleans Tribunal Coordinator, at aahal @ yahoo.com.

Also visit the website frequently for updates and ongoing political
developments and responses. For additional information, please visit
www.peopleshurricane.org .

Summary Outline

Wednesday, August 29th
- 2nd Annual Commemoration March and Rally
- Tribunal Welcoming and Opening Session
- Black August Commemoration Concert

Thursday, August 30th
- 1st day of Testimony

Friday, August 31st
- 2nd day of Testimony

Saturday, September 1st
- Deliberations
- Site Visits
- Trainings and Workshops (including CERD and Know Your Rights)

Sunday, September 2nd
- Deliberations
- Closing Arguments
- Tribunal Closing Session

In Unity and Struggle,
Kali Akuno

PHRF Executive Director
Thursday, July 19, 2007



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