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Mavi Marmara Survivor : Ken O'Keefe Speaking in Portland at PSU Oct 8

Ken O'Keefe will be speaking in Portland
October 8th from 7-9pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union - Room 236
Ken O'Keefe - PSU Smith Memorial - Room 236
This event was rescheduled last month to this friday
Ken has recently been speaking in Eugene, Corvallis and Newport
After the Portland stop, he will be in Spokane, Seattle, Olympia and Victoria BC.


You can read more about his visit to Oregon on this link:
 http://www.salem-news.com/articles/september272010/ken-tour-tk.php

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O'Keefe who served in the 1991 Gulf War and then began speaking out about such "crimes against humanity" as the use of depleted uranium and the US military using soldiers as "human guinea pigs" with experimental drugs that were directly linked to Gulf War syndrome.

Ken is also a social entrepreneur utilizing direct action marine conservation, but is most well known for leading the human shield action to Iraq and as a survivor of Israel's attack on the MV Mavi Marmara as it navigated in international waters on Memorial Day morning 2010. Ken participated in "defending the ship" and disarmed two Israeli Commandos.

On January 7, 2004, O'Keefe burned his US passport in protest of "American Imperialism" and called for US troops to immediately withdrawal from Iraq.

Ken is now a legal citizen of Ireland and Palestine and explains that as a "Citizen of the World my ultimate allegiance is to my entire human family and to planet Earth."

(from Wikipedi)
Kenneth Nichols O'Keefe (born Kenneth Roy Nichols July 21, 1969) is a naturalised Irish, Palestinian and Hawaiian citizen and activist, he is also an ex-U.S. Marine who served in the 1991 Gulf War and subsequently spoke out about the use of depleted uranium as a "crime against humanity" and the US military using soldiers as "human guinea pigs" with experimental drugs that were directly linked to Gulf War syndrome.

He is an American born citizen who renounced his US citizenship on March 1, 2001. He is also a social entrepreneur utilizing direct action marine conservation, but he is more widely known for leading the human shield action to Iraq and as a survivor of the Israeli attack on the MV Mavi Marmara in which he participated in "defending the ship" and "disarming two Israeli Commandos".


(from facebook)
Ex-US Marine who renounced US citizenship on March 1, 2001. Now holding Irish, Hawaiian & Palestinian citizenship; but ultimate allegiance is given to all life and to planet Earth. A 'world citizen'. My cause/our cause, Truth Justice Peace

(from pimc post)
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2010/09/402387.shtml

Video: Ken Okeefe speaking engagement 10.Oct.2010 11:04

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KEN OKEEFE (2 video clips) from his Portland Oregon speaking engagement

part #1
 http://www.archive.org/details/KenOkeefeInPortlandOr.Oct82010Part1

part #2
 http://www.archive.org/details/KenOkeefeInPortlandOr10.8.10Part2