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State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect: the role of the international community

Centre for the Study of Human Rights panel discussion

Date: Tuesday 15 November 2011 
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Dr Chaloka Beyani, Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts
Chair: Professor Chetan Bhatt

The UN has a responsibility to protect populations from genocide and crimes against humanity, but to what effect? Experts will consider how recent events, such as those in Libya, challenge the international concept of 'Responsibility to Protect'.

Chaloka Beyani is senior lecturer in law, LSE.

Ignacio Llanos is counsellor of the Embassy of Chile in the UK.

Adam Roberts is president of The British Academy.

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