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They’re Your Rights: Fight For Them rally was the official launch of a report on human rights post-Brexit, authored by Sashy Nathan following a successful crowdfunded campaign last year.
Following the UK Supreme Court Miller judgment and before the triggering of Article 50, this event aimed to rally people around the notion of their rights in an increasingly unstable world.
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The whole event was broadcast live on They’re Your Rights’ Facebook page.
Carly Nyst is an independent human rights consultant advising NGOs, think tanks, foundations and the private sector on the challenges posed to human rights by technology.
Dr Fergal Davis is a Reader in Public Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. He has 20 years’ experience as a Constitutional Law and Public Law academic in Australia, Ireland and the UK.
Sashy Nathan is a civil liberties lawyer who trained and practiced at one of the UK’s top human rights law firms, Bindmans LLP, where he specialised in defending political activists and vulnerable individuals in criminal proceedings.
Emma Hughes is a campaigner with environmental justice organisation Platform and co-Editor of Red Pepper magazine. She is also the author of the book All that Glitters: Sport, BP and Repression in Azerbaijan.
Sam West is an actor and activist. His career has spanned three decades and he has featured in films, television, and stage. Sam is also a activist, having lent his voice to numerous causes including the TUC’s March for the Alternative.
This event took place on 16 February 2017 at Free Word Centre and you can view the original listing here.
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