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Third Annual International Human Rights Lecture
June 25, 2016 @ 3:00 pmFree
A lawyer, a civil rights activist and an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Ms Jilani is an advocate for peace, human rights and women’s rights in her homeland of Pakistan and is internationally recognised for her expertise in critical human rights investigations. Ms Jilani is also a member of The Elders, the group of independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights, founded by Nelson Mandela and Richard Branson.
Her lecture, entitled ‘Protecting Human Rights Defenders Worldwide’ will be followed by a discussion between Hina Jilani and Mary Robinson, facilitated by Mary Lawlor of Front Line Defenders, the Irish-based International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
The event will be presented by local Ballina historian Terry Reilly with music and song by local choirs.