April 10, 2013

April 11& 15, 2013 events: Honduran Human Rights Defender in Portland; film

Padre Melo
Human Rights Defender From Honduras 
Thursday, April 11TH, 7pm
Multnomah Meeting House,
4312 SE Stark

Rev. Ismael Moreno Coto, SJ, known as Padre Melo, is from El Progreso, Honduras, where he is director of Radio Progreso and a Jesuit social action center, ERIC. He is from the Central American Province of Jesuits and worked in El Salvador after his colleagues and friends (six priests, their housekeeper and her daughter) were murdered at the Jesuit residence on the campus of the University of Central America (UCA), San Salvador by U.S.-trained Salvadoran soldiers on November 16, 1989. Since the June 28, 2009 coup in Honduras, he has been on the receiving end of death threats and intimidation in a country that is the murder capital of the world and at the center of the U.S. government's war on drugs.

This event is cosponsored by PCASC and Witness For Peace Northwest

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PCASC's HOLA monthly film night presents: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Monday, April 15th at 7pm
Red & Black Cafe 400 SE 12th
$3 suggested donation
This award winning documentary captures Venezuela during the US-backed attempted coup of Hugo Chavez in April 2002. Come learn more about Venezuela, the power of people’s movements, and the legacy of Latin America’s most influential leaders!

Come join us for a discussion about Socialism of the 21st Century and where it stands in this critical moment in time!

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