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Defending Rights: Protecting HRDs here and abroad

Wednesday 13 January 2016, 6.30PM

Speaker(s): Dr Alice M Nah & Sanna Eriksson

Dr Alice M Nah (CAHR) presents her research on how human rights defenders navigate risk, manage security, and receive protection support, focusing on specific examples from Colombia, Mexico, Egypt, Kenya and Indonesia. Sanna Eriksson (CAHR) will discuss the protection of HRDs through temporary relocation to Europe, with a specific focus on the work done by the CAHR through its Protective Fellowship Scheme for HRDs at Risk at the University of York.

The talks will be followed by a Q&A session.

Please book your free ticket here.

This talk forms part of CAHR's 'Defending Rights' lecture series where CAHR staff present their research and practical work on different aspects of human rights defense and protection.

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, Heslington West Campus, University of York, Heslington, York

Admission: Free, but please book your ticket at