An evening honouring Dennis Edney, lawyer of Omar Khadr
Dennis Edney (QC) is the recipient of the National Pro Bono Award (2008) and the Human Rights Medal (British Columbia, 2009).
“The story of Omar and Guantanamo Bay reflects the failure of civil society, its institutions, and its people to speak out in ensuring our shared values of a just society are carried out.” — DENNIS EDNEY
Location: Grand Mosque Community Centre, 2445 Waverly Street, Winnipeg, MB
Date: Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Dinner: 6:15 PM (Buffet with meat and vegetarian options)
Purchase tickets online. Select up to four tickets in the drop-own menu and click on the “Buy Now” button; they will be held at the door for you.
Tickets are also available at McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre, 1120 Grant Avenue
Event proceeds will support incurred legal costs in the pro bono defence of Omar Khadr.
- Peace Alliance Winnipeg
- Lawyers Against the War
- Lawyers Rights Watch Canada
- Canadian Dimension Magazine
- Global College – University of Winnipeg
- United Jewish People’s Order
Please help promote this event. If you have a Facebook account, you can RSVP here and invite your friends. If you wish, you can download and circulate this poster.Poster: The Case of Omar Khadr (PDF. 1Mb)