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Thursday, April 17th | Rally at 4:30pm | Northrop Plaza – UMN E. Bank
Condoleezza will be speaking at Northrop Auditorium at 5:00pm

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Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Minnesota is organizing a protest on Thursday, April 17th against former National Security Advisor and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Dr. Rice will be delivering a lecture on campus at the University of Minnesota sponsored by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

In her roles within the Bush Administration, Condoleezza committed well-documented crimes against humanity, including:

-An Illegal Invasion of Iraq

-War & occupation in Iraq, causing the death of thousands of civilians

-Supporting torture in Abu Ghraib and Guantanomo Bay

-Declaring the US exempt from the Geneva Conventions

By providing Condoleezza Rice a forum, the U is endorsing her support and approval of unilateral preemptive war, and the global degradation of human rights.

Condoleezza’s presence WILL NOT go unchallenged.

Endorsing organizations: Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP UMN),Amnesty International UMN, Whose Diversity? – Minnesota , AFSCME 3800 – UMN clerical staff union, Anti-War CommitteeVeterans for Peace Chapter 27 Minneapolis , Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) ,Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAc) , Minnesota Peace Action Coalition , National Lawyers Guild (NLG), Workers International League (WIL), Communities United Against Police Brutality (CUAPB) Welfare Rights Committee, Socialist Alternative, Minneapolis Autonomous Radical Space (MARS)Minnesota Arms Spending Alternatives Project (MN ASAP) Green Party of Minnesota

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