HUMAN FIGHTS: Celebrating I. A. Rehman (1930-2021)
A special event to celebrate the life & legacy of iconic Pakistani human rights advocate and Magsaysay award-winner Ibn Abdur Rehman.
Tuesday, 4 May | 3.30pm UK | 7.30pm Pakistan | 8pm India
Speakers: Asad Jamal (@LegalPolitical) is an independent lawyer working on cases of human rights and civil liberties in Pakistan, and was closely associated with I. A. Rehman; Hina Jilani is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and a Founding Member of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) where I. A. Rehman was Director; Kalpana Kannabiran is a sociologist and lawyer, and was until recently Director, Council for Social Development, Hyderabad (India). She has written extensively on civil liberties and human rights issues in India, and knew I. A. Rehman personally.
Moderator: Amber Darr (@AmberMDarr) is a Barrister & Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Lecturer in Law at Coventry University, and Senior Fellow at the Centre for Law, Economics & Society, University College London.
Chair: Nilanjan Sarkar is Deputy Director, LSE South Asia Centre.
A video-recording of this event is available here.