The Situation Of Human Rights Defenders In Cuba

Presented by the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and the Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights

Friday, April 8, 2016
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, lunch included
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Room Y112, Washington DC 20016

Speakers:
Berta Soler, Movimiento Damas de Blanco “Laura Pollán”
Laritza Diversent, Centro de Información Legal Cubalex
Kirenia Núñez, Mesa de Diálogo de la Juventud Cubana
Roberto de Jesús Guerra, Centro de Información HABLEMOS PRESS

Moderator:
Carlos Quesada, Executive Director, International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights
Introductory Remarks by: Claudia Martin and Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón, Professorial Lecturers in Residence and Co-Directors, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law

This event will be in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation

Registration is free but required – please email hracademy@wcl.american.edu by April 6.
For further information, contact us at 202.274.4070 or hracademy@wcl.american.edu.

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