Event: Interfaith Vigil for Victims & Survivors of Torture June 26th‏

TWO KEY EVENTS SPONSORED BY Metro NY Religious Campaign Against Torture (MNYRCAT), Amnesty International and other organizations ARE HAPPENING ON JUNE 26th – U.N. Day in Remembrance of the Victims and Survivors of Torture

June 26th – 6 p.m. – Dag Hammarskjold Plaza – Interfaith Press Conference in Which Denominational Leaders will Announce Their Denomination’s Opposition to Torture followed by a procession to:

June 26th – 7 p.m. – U.N. Chapel – Interfaith Prayer Service in Remembrance of the Victims & Survivors of Torture.

(Dag Hammarskjold Plaza is at 47th and First Avenue. U.N. Chapel is across from the U.N. at First Avenue and 44th Street at the U.N. Church Center.)

Speakers include:

Bishop Jeremiah Park, UMC New York Annual Conference

Imam Al-Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid, Majlis Ash Shura of NY

Nancy Black, Friends NY Quartlerly Meeting

Rabbi Rachel Kahn-Troster, Rabbis for Human Rights NA

Rev. David M. Bryce, UU Metropolitan District of NY

Rev. Michael Caine, UCC NY Conference