University News
For Immediate Release: 
Mar 21 2002

Amnesty International Speaker at Concord, Wednesday, March 27

Athens, W.Va. - Mr. Jonathan Hutto, with the Amnesty International chapter in Washington, D.C., will be discussing the response by Americans to the events of September 11, 2001at 10:00 a.m. in the State Room of the College Center. The general public is invited. There is no charge for the event.

"I think that the events of September 11 have affected everybody in some way or another, international students, too. It is very important to understand the social implications of such a catastrophic event with regard to hate crimes and the response of the international community in general," stated Abishek Singh, president of the Concord Chapter of Amnesty International. "Mr. Hutto will share the unique views of Amnesty with the audience at Concord."

Singh, from India, is the chapter’s first president and coordinated the initial launching of Amnesty International at Concord in 2001.

For more information contact Abishek Singh 1-304-384-3323 or shiva_abhi@hotmail.com.

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Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon, 1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.

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