Join us for a public discussion between our Director of Advocacy and Research, Emily Howie, and Human Rights Watch's South Asia Director Meenakshi Ganguly.
Meenakshi Ganguly is based in Mumbai and before taking over as South Asia Director, Ms Ganguly served as Human Rights Watch’s South Asia researcher since 2004. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, Ganguly served as the South Asia correspondent for Time Magazine, covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Ms Ganguly will be discussing some of the issues affecting the protection and promotion of human rights in South Asia - Political turmoil and the shrinking space for freedom of expression in Bangladesh, Nepal’s constitutional crises, failures by the Indian government to address military abuses in Kashmir and areas affected by the Maoist conflict, and what is to be expected following recent elections in Sri Lanka.
Date: Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Time: 12:45pm for a 1:00pm start (event will conclude by 2.00pm)
Venue: Colin Biggers PaisleyLevel 23, 181 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Cost: $25 full | $15 Concession
Light refreshments provided
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