7pm on October 27, 2007
@ University of Illinois-Chicago
Lecture Center A1
750 South Halsted
Attend a forum with independent antiwar journalist Dahr Jamail, author of the new book
*Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq*
(Haymarket Books, 2007)
with Eugene Cherry from Iraq Veterans Against the War* Juan Torres, from Gold Star
Families for Peace* (*for identification only)
"While the powerful media conglomerates embedded on the ground with the invading and
occupying forces, Jamail embedded with the suffering people of Iraq and uncovered the
horrors of this war of `liberation.' Dahr Jamail is the conscience of American war
reporting, the quintessential unembedded reporter." Jeremey Scahill
Dahr Jamail is an independent journalist who has covered the Middle East for more than
four years. He has reported extensively from inside Iraq and has also reported from Syria,
Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. Jamail writes for the Inter Press Service, The Asia Times, and
many other outlets. His reports have been published in the Nation, The Sunday Herald, The
Guardian, Foreign Policy in Focus, and The Independent, among other publications.
On radio as well as television, Jamail has reported for Democracy Now!and numerous
other stations around the globe. Jamail is also special correspondent for Flashpoints (FPFK
Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Iraq, with a forward
by Amy Goodman, is his first book.
Listen to Amy Goodman's most recent interview with Dahr Jamail at:
Sponsored by Haymarket Books and In These Times. Endorsed by American Friends Service
Committee, Campus Antiwar Network (Northeastern Illinois University), Chicago Area
CodePINK, 8th Day Center for Justice, and Voices in the Wilderness.
For more information visit:
In Chicago, e-mail: scruggs48@...
Or call 773-370-4575