Justice In Nigeria Now!

For Human Rights, Environmental Protection and Community Livelihoods

JINN Event: Film Screening and Discussion about the true cost of oil in Nigeria

Posted by sarahjinn on August 4, 2008

The Naked Option: A Last Resort

A work in progress by Candace Schermerhorn

credit: Candace Schermerhorn

Join: Justice in Nigeria Now for a 20 minute screening of The Naked Option: A Last Resort a film about 600 Nigerian women who peacefully protested Chevron’s human rights and environmental abuses with only the threat of publicly stripping naked– a serious cultural taboo. The film will be followed by a panel discussion about the true cost of oil in Nigeria and what Chevron should do about it.

Panelists include: Filmmaker Candace Schermerhorn, Nigerian activist Ayo Ajisebutu and Cindy Cohn, attorney in the upcoming litigation happening this fall in San Francisco against Chevron – Bowoto v. Chevron

When: Thursday, August 7, 2008 7pm

Where: First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
305 N California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Map

Contact: Sarah Dotlich, Coordinator at JINN for more information
sarah(at)justiceinnigerianow.org or 415-575-5521
http://www.justiceinnigerianow.org

Co-Sponsored by The Peninsula Peace and Justice Center and Global Exchange and Priority Africa Network

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