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Women's Rights Are Human Rights (NOW's Inaugural Lecture)

NOW is a network of women campaigning around issues of peace, justice and human rights at a local, national and international level. We meet for discussion, activism and solidarity! All ages, backgrounds and interests very welcome.

Speaker: Speakers: Jane Houston (Human Rights Education Consultant, Amnesty International UK) and Dr. Phyllis Ferguson (Gender Studies and Transitional Justice/Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford University) Donations, Women only. Wheelchair access

Human Rights for Palestinian Prisoners

Chair: Victoria Brittain

This follows up three important recent publications:

Children in Military Custody’ funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, June, 2012

Breaking the Silence – booklet of testimonies published by former Israeli soldiers disclosing their experiences of the treatment of Palestinian children during military operations, pointing to a pattern of abuse. Guardian, 27.08.2012

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