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4/11/2013

The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe

Off campus
EMP Museum
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Lorie Conway Thomas Mapfumo The Hon. Lyna Sarpei Juan Botero

The UW School of Law and the World Justice Project present an evening exploring:

The Rule of Law in Zimbabwe
Thursday, April 11, 2013
EMP Museum
325 5th Ave. N., Seattle WA 98109

Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
Film Screening begins at 6:00 p.m.
Discussion at 7:00 p.m.
Concert at 8:00 p.m.

Evening Highlights:
Screening of the Documentary Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law

Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law features one of the bravest lawyers in Africa — Beatrice Mtetwa in Zimbabwe. In spite of beatings by police, she has courageously defended in court those jailed by the Mugabe government — peace activists, journalists, opposition candidates, farmers that had their land confiscated, ordinary citizens that had the courage to speak up.

Discussion following the film screening, with the following panelists: Juan Botero, Executive Director, World Justice Project Lorie Conway, Filmmaker
Thomas Mapfumo, Globally-Renowned Musician
and Zimbabwe refugee
The Hon. Lyna Sarapei, Barer Fellow Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Kenya

Concert & Reception featuring Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited
Thomas Tafirenyika Mapfumo is known as “The Lion of Zimbabwe” and “Mukanya” for his immense popularity and for the political influence he wields through his music, which is heard throughout the documentary.

Advance ticket purchase required by April 8, 2013.
Students, Non-Profit Sector tickets $10.00
Public tickets $25.00

Purchase Tickets through Brown Paper Bag by April 8