Human Rights Week News

Amnesty International to Host Human Rights Week March 24-27

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The UT Amnesty International chapter will celebrate its fourth annual Human Rights Week March 24 through 27. The week will feature speakers and movies with topics ranging from abuse in the military to food justice to medical activism. All events are free and open to the public.

Human Rights Week to Feature Talk by Kofele-Kale

The UT Amnesty International chapter will celebrate its third annual Human Rights Week March 11 through 20 with speakers on issues ranging from due process rights in foreign lands to reproduction rights to prisoners wrongly sentenced on death row. The week will kick off with a lecture by Ndiva Kofele-Kale at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in the University Center Ballroom. A former UT faculty member, Kofele-Kale is now a professor of public international law at Southern Methodist University. Kofele-Kale, who was born in Cameroon, is leading the defense team representing Marafa Hamidou Yaya, former Secretary General of the Presidency of Cameroon.