Defending Dissent: Lessons to Confront Closure at Home

Defending Dissent: Civil Society and Human Rights in the Global Crackdown
April 13, 2017
Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

“Lessons to Confront Closure at Home”

With democratic institutions like the judiciary and the free press under attack, this panel will draw lessons from the strategies and tactics raised in the conference to address the impending crackdown on dissent in the United States.

Panelists:
Baher Azmy ’96, Legal Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
Tor Hodenfield, Policy and Research Officer, CIVICUS
Sarah Kendzior, Journalist
Biraj Patnaik, South Asia Director, Amnesty International; Convener, CSO Support Cell

Moderator:
Deborah Alejandra Popowski, Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law

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