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Law, Democracy & Human Rights: The Case of Julian Assange

February 21 @ 5:30 pm 7:00 pm GMT

On 20-21 February, Julian Assange returns to the courtroom in London to appeal his impending extradition to the United States where he could face life in prison for publishing. Join Professor Mads Andenaes, former UN special rapporteur on arbitrary detention; Prof. Marjorie Cohn, former president of the National Lawyers Guild, and Dr. Deepa Driver, as well as former Guantanamo Bay detainee and poet Mohamedou Ould Salahi, for a discussion on Assange’s case and what it means for human rights around the world.