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Reporting Live from Afghanistan – Journalist Anand Gopal to speak in Grand Rapids

September 10, 2010

As part of a series of events for the 9th anniversary of the US invasion/occupation of Afghanistan a local group called Grand Rapids for Justice & Peace in Afghanistan will host an event with journalist Anand Gopal.

Gopal has been reporting from Afghanistan for years and will provide a first hand account of what the US occupation means to Afghanis. Anand has reported for the Christian Science Monitor, the Wall Street Journal and numerous other news outlets.

Friday, October 8


Calvin College

Commons Lecture Hall

This is a free event, but we will accept donations to cover the travel & lodging costs. For more information on other planned activities go to

The video below is an interview that was done with Anand Gopal 7 months ago where he discussed torture and other US military actions in Afghanistan.

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