The American Civil Liberties Union, PEN American Center and Statewatch invite you to join experts from the US and UK at Garden Court Chambers on 31 May 2009 for a discussion of mass surveillance, its implications, and challenges to government policy and practice.
The panel will be moderated by CARLA FERSTMAN, director of REDRESS, a human rights organisation that helps torture survivors obtain justice and reparation.
The panel will feature:JAMEEL JAFFER, director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)’s National Security ProjectPATRICK RADDEN KEEFE is a fellow at the Century Foundation, a progressive policy think tank, and a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Slate, and other publications on issues of national security, civil liberties, human rights, and the rule of law.BEN HAYES, an associate director of StatewatchLARRY SIEMS, director of PEN American Center’s Freedom to Write program, which defends writers facing persecution around the world, and PEN’s Campaign for Core Freedoms, a major initiative to turn back new threats to freedom of expression in the United States.
Date:Sunday, May 31, 2009
Time:5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location:Garden Court Chambers
Street:57- 60 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Nearest tube: Holborn