Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law Documentary Film Screening

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Contact

Rebecca Keane
Director of Communications
rebecca.keane@iac.gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law is a documentary film featuring the recipient of the Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, human rights defender Beatrice Mtetwa

Full Summary: Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law is a documentary film featuring the winner of this year's Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, human rights defender Beatrice Mtetwa. In spite of beatings by police and being arrested and jailed, Mtetwa has courageously defended in court those jailed by the Mugabe government in Zimbabwe—peace activists, journalists, opposition candidates, farmers that have had their land confiscated, and ordinary citizens that had the courage to speak up.

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Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law is a documentary film featuring the winner of this year's Ivan Allen Prize for Social Courage, human rights defender Beatrice Mtetwa. In spite of beatings by police and being arrested and jailed, Mtetwa has courageously defended in court those jailed by the Mugabe government in Zimbabwe—peace activists, journalists, opposition candidates, farmers that have had their land confiscated, and ordinary citizens that had the courage to speak up.

The Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage is given annually to individuals who, by asserting moral principle, have positively affected public discourse at the risk of their careers, livelihoods, and sometimes lives.

This event is part of a series of events hosted by the Ivan Allen College from November 11 - 13 to commemorate Beatrice Mtetwa with the Allen Prize and extend its support in her fight against injustice.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Economics, School of Literature, Media, and Communication, School of Modern Languages, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, School of History and Sociology, School of Public Policy, Arts @ Tech, Digital Media Program of the School of Literature, Media, and Communication

Invited Audience
Public
Categories
Arts and Performance
Keywords
Beatrice Mtetwa, documentary, film, Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage, screening
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  • Created By: Beth Godfrey
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 15, 2014 - 6:02am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:09pm