Discussion with Asma Jahangir, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

Date: Tuesday 03 September 2013

Time: 17.30 - 19.00

Location: Doughty Street Chambers

Venue: 53-54 Doughty St, London, WC1N 2LS

Speakers: Kirsty Brimelow QC, Asma Jahangir, Zimran Samuel

Fee: Free

Mrs Asma Jahangir is an advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and former President Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. She was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief from August 2004 to July 2010. Previously, she served as the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Arbitrary and Summary Executions. She is also the former Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.

Mrs Jahangir will discuss the current state of human rights in Pakistan including children’s rights, women's rights, the persecution of religious minorities and terrorism.

Discussant: Zimran Samuel, Executive Committee of the Bar Human Rights Committee & barrister at 42 Bedford Row. 

Chaired by: Kirsty Brimelow QC, Chairwoman of the Bar Human Rights Committee & barrister at Doughty Street Chambers. Followed by a reception. 

Places for this seminar are limited. Kindly RSVP to coordination@barhumanrights.org.uk if you would like to attend. 

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