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Gujarat: human rights violations, impunity and the Indian general elections

Centre for the Study of Human Rights public discussion

Date: Wednesday 19 February 2014 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Shakuntala Banaji, Carla Ferstman, Suresh Grover, Dr Biju Mathew 

Key questions of human rights and impunity arise in the aftermath of the Gujarat carnage of 2002 and the rise of Narendra Modi as a national leader and politician.

Shakuntala Banaji is lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE.

Carla Ferstman is director of REDRESS.

Suresh Grover is director of The Monitoring Group.

Biju Mathew is associate professor of Business and American Studies at Rider University and a cofounder/convenor of Coalition Against Genocide (CAG).

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