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Human Rights and Diplomacy: British Citizens Detained Abroad

Date: 20th May 2019

Time: 17:30 - 19:00

Venue: Not available

Event Details

Time: 17.30-19.00 (Registration from 17.00)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP


Jointly organised by HRLA and BIICL at this event panel members will explore how human rights protections can be undermined by a state's desire to preserve friendly relations with other states. This tension will be examined with regard to the situation of British nationals detained overseas, in particular the high-profile cases of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (detained in Iran) and Andy Tsege (previously detained in Ethiopia). The discussion will be followed by a Q & A session and networking.

Chair

Markus Findlay, HRLA

Speakers

  • Alison Macdonald QC, Matrix Chambers
  • Chris Esdaile, REDRESS
  • Richard Ratcliffe, Free Nazanin Campaign
  • Yemi Hailemariam, Free Andy Tsege Campaign)


Pricing and Registration

This event is free to attend however pre-registration is required.Please contact administrator@hrla.org


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