SIHRG Autumn events:
At the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Clore House, Russell Square, London we present:
5th October 2016 6.30pm at IALS Wanlin Wang of Client Earth and Nicola MacBean of Rights Practice on "China - Progress on the Environment, Regression on Human Rights". Details HERE
24th November 2016 - Dominic Grieve MP QC - topic to be announced.
17th October 2016 - We stage again our UN human rights enforcement machinery training with Dr Nazila Ghanea of Oxford University:Click here to Register Your Interest in the October UN HR training event.
Thursday 30th June 5:45 pm
American human rights lawyer David Matas and human rights defender and China watcher Ethan Gutmann present a short documentary film on an alleged forced organ removal programme of China against dissidents and take questions.
24th May 2016 Institute of Advanced Legal Studies: Mr Michael Strauss of the Centre d’Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques in Paris . His talk is on "Practical Challenges of Distinguishing Between Civilians and Combatants in Armed Conflict." A topic of searing relevance to today's conflicts and war zones. A very well illustrated and illuminating lecture.
See his biography HERE
At the University of Westminster - 5th May 6.30pm
Gender Violence, Conflict Minerals and the DR of Congo
Charlotte Simon - Mothers of Congo
Dr Eirin Mobbeck
Robin March - Universal Peace Foundation
Click HERE for IALS location. No registration requirements - all welcome.
SIHRG has a comprehensive suite of online Guides to international human rights law. CLICK HERE to access the Guides, now for free.
UN Wire: 14th October 2016 : CLICK HERE
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights overview of global human rights situation 10th March 2016 - Click HERE
SIHRG observers have completed a trial observation of two Burmese migrants on trial on the island of Koh Samui Thailand for the murder of two British citizens in September 2014. The verdict of guilty and death penalties was delivered on Christmas Eve 2015. The REPORT is available HERE.
The FINAL REPORT of Trial Observers from SIHRG was published in June 2015 on proceedings against Egyptian civil society activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah. This report was drawn to the attention of Prime Minister of the UK David Cameron in a letter from the President of EuroMed Rights timed to co-incide with the visit of Egypt President el-Sisi in November 2015. See the letter HERE
CLICK HERE for the original EMHRN press release and link to the Report
On 23rd February 2015 Alaa Abd El-Fatah was found guilty and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment.
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