What does ongoing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persecution across the globe reveal about the value (and point) of human rights?

19 January 2016, 1.00 PM - 19 January 2016, 2.30 PM

HRIC Visiting Fellow Jonathan Cooper

Room WMB 3.31 COUTTS

The Human Rights Implementation Centre welcomes visiting fellow Jonathan Cooper as a guest speaker to talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persecution across the globe and what this revealse about the value of human rights.

Jonathan is an international human rights law practitioner. As a barrister in private practice, he has worked with the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the UK Ministry of Justice, the UK Home Office and the Director of Service Prosecutions. He has taken cases to the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of applicants on issues ranging from prisoners' rights to child abduction. He has also litigated before the UN Human Rights Committee and advised on bringing cases before the Women’s Committee (CEDAW) at the UN. Jonathan has also advised the Turkish military, Sudanese government officials and lawyers in Syria, Cameroon, Gambia, Albania and Lithuania. In 2007, Jonathan was awarded an OBE for services to human rights.

This event is free, but please book via the online form.

Contact information

If you have any queries please email suzanne.mills@bristol.ac.uk or call 0117 331 5218.

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