Seminar

Seminar: Turkey – A Landscape of Political Oppression, Persecution and Fear

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Civil Rights Defenders invites you to a seminar on the human rights situation in Turkey. Over the past year the human rights situation has greatly deteriorated in Turkey. The Kurdish Peace Process has all but collapsed, media outlets have been shut down and Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engaged in the purging of all opposition to his rule after a failed coup attempt back in July of 2016.

Seminar on Ethiopia – The State of Human Rights and the Impending Political Crisis

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Civil Rights Defenders and Blank Spot Project will jointly organise a breakfast seminar on the human rights situation in Ethiopia. We are delighted to welcome prominent Ethiopian journalist, Tesfalem Waldeyer, who was recently released from the infamous Kilinto prison in Ethiopia. Tesfalem, who was imprisoned with the Zone 9 Bloggers, will discuss the state of human rights and the ongoing political crisis in Ethiopia.

(Svenska) Seminarium: FN:s granskning av mänskliga rättigheter i Sverige

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(Svenska) Den 30 mars kom FN:s rekommendationer om vad Sverige bör göra för att leva upp till de medborgerliga och politiska rättigheterna. Men vad händer nu? Civil Rights Defenders bjuder in till seminarium för att diskutera rekommendationerna. I panelen deltar ledamöter från sju riksdagspartier för att diskutera hur de kan följas och vilken roll riksdagen ska spela för mänskliga rättigheter i Sverige.