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Religious Accommodation on Both Sides of the Pond: Different Paths to a Common Norm?

Tuesday 23 April 2019

Jim Oleske, professor of U.S. constitutional law at Lewis & Clark Law School, discusses high-profile controversies pitting religious freedom claims against equality laws in courts in both the UK and the US.

Learning from HRDs: From Crisis to Response, from Trauma to Recovery

Tuesday 26 March 2019

What strategies do we employ and what resources do we wish were there when human rights defenders inevitably are faced with crises designed to overwhelm and demoralize them?

Book Launch: #YearningForJustice

Monday 11 March 2019

CAHR's visiting human rights defender Han Hui Hui launches the book she has worked on during her Protective Fellowship, #YearningForJustice, discussing the current human rights situation in Singapore.

On the Front Line: Creative Activism

Saturday 9 March 2019

An afternoon of music and visual arts exploring creative activism.

International Women's Day Panel with Thabitha Khumalo

Friday 8 March 2019

On International Women's Day CAHR together with Unite the union is honoured to host a panel discussion on women and human rights with Thabitha Khumalo Hon MP (Zimbabwe).

Learning from HRDs: Executions in Belarus - Conveyor of death in the heart of Europe

Tuesday 5 March 2019

Death penalty abolition campaigner Andrei Paluda discusses what human rights defenders do to end capital punishment.

Engaging with Armed Groups to Enhance Their Respect of Humanitarian Norms: Mission Impossible?

Thursday 28 February 2019

Ezequiel Heffes, Thematic Legal Adviser for Geneva Call, will speak about his experiences of engaging a variety of non-state armed groups in humanitarian dialogue.

Learning from HRDs: The pitfalls of Uganda’s 32 year political dynasty on civic space

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Youth activist Johncation Muhindo speaks of the increasingly restricted space human rights defenders have to do their work in Uganda.

Learning from HRDs: Resisting the Kingdom of Fear

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Exiled Saudi Arabian human rights defender Ameen Nemer discusses contemporary human rights issues in his home country, including women's rights and recent policy reforms.

Learning from HRDs: Protecting Human Rights in Kazakhstan

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Experienced human rights defender from Kazakhstan, with particular experience in work on freedom from torture, discusses the protection of human rights in her country.

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