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Never Give Up: Human Rights Activism in Palestine and the Path to Peace

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Campus: 
Dayton
Millett Hall Atrium
Audience: 
Current Students
Faculty
Staff
Alumni
The public

Please join us for talk by human rights lawyer Fateh Azzam on the current map of human rights activism in the occupied Palestinian territories and the challenges they confront.

FATEH AZZAM, LLM, is a Senior Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and an Affiliate at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School. He was the former director of the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship and Senior Policy Fellow at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Relations, both at the American University in Beirut. He previously served as the Middle East Regional Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Director of Forced Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo, Human Rights Program Officer at the Ford Foundation in Lagos and Cairo, and Director of the Palestinian organization Al-Haq. He led the process of establishing the Arab Human Rights Fund. Azzam holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from the University of Essex.

Sponsors: Peace Lecture Committee, University Center for International Education, Student Affairs, Dayton-Arab-American-Forum

For information, contact
Awad Halabi
Associate Professor
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