Lecture on Human Rights in Iran this Wednesday

July 28, 2009

As conditions in Iran continue to look bleak, many people are wondering what the rest of the world can do next. To address these and other concerns, Amnesty International will be hosting an lecture on the human rights situation in Iran and how the international community should respond tomorrow, (Wednesday) July 29th.

Speakers will include:

Payam Akhavan: Co-founder, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center & Professor of Law, McGill University and former UN prosecutor

Ahmed Batebi: Founder and spokes person, Human Rights Activists in Iran & former student activist in Iran

Mehrangiz Kar: Distinguished Human Rights Lawyer & Activist

The lecture will be taking place at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, on the 5th floor. Due to space limitations, please RSVP to [email protected] or call (202) 675-8755.