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41st JP Memorial Lecture: Human Rights Lawyering In An Illiberal Environment: Can The Law Of The Abuser Protect?

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21 March 2022 3:59 PM GMT

People's Union For Civil Liberties invites you to the 41st JP Memorial Lecture on "Human Rights Lawyering In An Illiberal Environment: Can The Law Of The Abuser Protect?"About the SpeakerMichael Sfard is an Israeli Human Rights lawyer specializing in international human rights law and the laws of war with a special emphasis on the law of belligerent occupation. He serves as the legal...

People's Union For Civil Liberties invites you to the 41st JP Memorial Lecture on "Human Rights Lawyering In An Illiberal Environment: Can The Law Of The Abuser Protect?"

About the Speaker

Michael Sfard is an Israeli Human Rights lawyer specializing in international human rights law and the laws of war with a special emphasis on the law of belligerent occupation. He serves as the legal adviser to several Israeli human rights and humanitarian organizations as well as peace groups. He also represents Palestinian communities and Israeli and Palestinian activists and advices international Human Rights and Humanitarian NGOs. Sfard frequently publishes opinion pieces in the Israeli and international press. He is the winner of the 2013 Emille Grintzweig Human Rights Award for 2012, which is awarded by the Association for Civil Rights in Israel for "unique contribution to the advancement of human rights in Israel", and the author of several books including the The Wall and The Gate: Israel, Palestine and the Legal Battle for Human Rights (Metropolitan Books, 2018).

About JP Memorial Lecture

23rd March, 1977 was the day when the Emergency was lifted by Indira Gandhi's government bowing to the force of people's movement and democratic forces who vehemently opposed the imposition of Emergency on 26 th June, 1975. Jayaprakash Narayan, was one of the key architects of the people's movement against the dictatorial regime. Hence 23rd March every year is celebrated as JP Memorial day.

Date: 23rd March, 2022

Time:- 6:30 PM.

Join the lecture virtually on Zoom or Facebook Live using the following details.

1. Zoom

Meeting ID: 860 1271 9761
Password: 103008

2. Facebook Live: Click here.

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