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Defenders in decline: human rights lawyers at risk in Southeast Asia

9 Oct 2024 1300 - 1400 BST

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A webinar presented by the IBA Human Rights Law Committee and supported by the IBA Rule of Law Forum

This webinar will focus on the lived experiences of human rights lawyers facing threats in Southeast Asia. The conversation will focus on Cambodia, Singapore and Vietnam. It will highlight that there are similarities in the threats faced by lawyers across the region, such as legal challenges, repressions, resilience and the broader impact of their human rights work. It will shine a light on the urgency and gravity of their situation, with the intention of making a compelling call to action to create space for solidarity and support for lawyers in Southeast Asia and their fundamental role in the defense of human rights.

Fees

IBA member

Free

Non member

Free

Certificate of Attendance

Certificates of attendance for this webinar will be provided to all delegates who have registered in advance and attended the live broadcast for a minimum of 30 minutes based on verified sign-in and sign-out times. The certificate will be sent to the email address provided at the time of registration. Certificates can only be issued to the name provided at the time of registration. If you have any queries relating to your Certificate of Attendance, please email webinars@int-bar.org

Moderator
M Ravi

Moderator
M.Ravi Law , Bangkok, Thailand; LGBTQI+ Liaison Officer, Human Rights Law Committee

Confirmed speakers
Piseth Duch

Speaker
Business & Human Rights Law Group, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Kate Flower

Speaker
Centre for Law & Transformative Change, Barcelona, Spain

Zar Li Aye

Speaker
International Commission of Jurists, Bangkok, Thailand

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Quynh-Vi Tran

Speaker
Legal Initiatives for Vietnam, Taipei, Taiwan