Sunday, 11 April 2010

Peter Tatchell - speaking in Bristol

Thursday 22 April- The Thunderbolt - 124 Bath Road, Totterdown Bristol BS4 3ED
A night with PETER TATCHELL (International human rights campaigner)

Peter Tatchell is a former Labour activist who ran as a Labour Party parliamentary candidate in London. He is now a member of the Green Party. In 2007, he was selected as the prospective Green Parliamentary candidate in Oxford East for the next general election.

Tatchell won widespread respect for his two attempts to carry out a citizen's arrest on Robert Mugabe, the President of Zimbabwe, on charges of torture and other human rights abuses. He was co-founder of OutRage!, the gay rights campaign group, and drew more international headlines when he was beaten up in Moscow on a gay rights march. He was named Campaigner of the Year 2009 by The Observer and in Jan 2010 won the Liberal Democrat Voice’s annual Liberal Voice of the Year award – an award which publicly acknowledges the campaigning work of non-Liberal Democrats in promoting liberal values. Peter will be talking about the following two issues; The future is Green Big business isn't working Tickets £2.50 £3 on the door £8pm start.
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