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Human Rights in Practice: Identifying and Combatting Threats to Human Rights Defenders from the Global to the Local

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Monday, February 12, 2024
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

As part of the Human Rights in Practice series, join the Center for International and Comparative Law and the International Human Rights Clinic for this program featuring Judge Iris Yassmin Barrios Aguilar, President of Guatemala's High Risk Tribunal; and Mary Lawlor, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders. Speakers will discuss identifying and combatting threats to human rights defenders from the global to the local. Moderated by Monica Iyer, Senior Lecturing Fellow, International Human Rights Clinic, Duke Law. Co-sponsored by the ACLU, American Constitution Society, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Human Rights Law Society, International Law Society, and National Lawyers Guild. Event will not be livestreamed or recorded. Lunch provided for attendees. For more information, contact Bonnie Blundell (