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The new frontlines of war

22 March 2014 - 12:00am

Corporations, conflict and community resistance

Saturday 22 March, 11am-6pm
        Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

Under 25? Think art can be a powerful force for change?  Then sign up for At the frontlines: Youth, militarism, art & media, a series of workshops & training in performing arts & cultural activism
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Don't miss this unique opportunity to participate in analysis, art and action on corporate abuse, struggles over the control of resources and the aggressive spread of militarism.  

Featured speakers include:  

  • Berenice Celeita of Nomadesc, working to protect communities affected by armed conflict in Colombia;
  • Celestine Akpobari of Social Action, empowering communities in the Niger Delta;
  • Ayed Abu Eqtaish, of Defence for Children International-Palestine section, protecting the rights of Palestinian children;
  • Benny Wenda, West Papuan independence leader living in exile in the UK
  • Andrew Murray, Chief of Staff Unite and Deputy President of the Stop the War coalition;
  • Plus leading UK activists working on anti-militarism and resource conflict

The conference is followed by the Crossing the Frontlines gig, an evening of international music and performance from 8pm until late. We also have a #Frontlines Tour that is currently booked in at Newcastle and Manchester.

Online registrations are now closed, but you can register at the venue on the day
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