Berlin

"Law versus Power" – Book Talk by Wolfgang Kaleck

book presentation

06.02.2019, 19:00 Uhr

Denkerei
Oranienplatz 2, 10999 Berlin

Cover: Law versus Power

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Musical performance by Syrian artists Abdallah Rahhal, Wassim Mukdad and Salam Alhasan

On the occasion of the launch of his new book Law versus Power, internationally renowned lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck will discuss – with Nadja Vancauwenberghe, publisher and editor in chief of Exberliner – today's challenges and opportunities in the struggle for human rights.

Kaleck, founder and General Secretary of ECCHR and lawyer for Edward Snowden, is a distinguished human rights activist. For more than two decades, he has travelled the world to fight alongside those suffering injustice at the hands of powerful perpetrators who, too often, enjoy impunity.

By recounting in Law versus Power his involvement in numerous human rights cases, Kaleck gives full voice to those he is representing, emphasizing the courage and persistence they bring to the global fight for justice. Edward Snowden contributed the foreword to this striking overview of the struggle for human rights over the past 30 years.

Syrian musician Abdahllah Rahhal is an international artists whose work aims to highlight humanity in every moment of life. Through his various musical projects he seeks to express this view. On this evening he will be supported by Wassim Mukdad on the oud and by percussionist Salam Alhasan.

The event will be held in English and can be followed via livestream. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Admission to the event is free of charge.

We look forward to welcoming you to this event and kindly ask you to register until 4 February 2019. (Please, note that no confirmation will be sent).

Swakopmund

International Law in Postcolonial Contexts

conference

27.03.2019, 18:00 Uhr

Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre
2 Theo-Ben Gurirab Street, Swakopmund, Namibia

The return of human remains from Germany to Namibia, the claim of Ovaherero and Nama representatives in front of a US court, the restitution of colonial artworks currently exhibited in museums in...

Swakopmund

The Genocide of the Ovaherero and Nama and the Case for Restorative Justice

discussion

29.03.2019, 17:00 Uhr

Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre
2 Theo-Ben Gurirab Street, Swakopmund, Namibia

The repercussions of Europe's colonial past to its postcolonial present are being discussed with increasing frequency and openness. In order to genuinely address colonial injustices a thorough process...

Nuremberg

International Summer Course: Human Rights Law in Context

summer class

22.07.2019, 10:00 Uhr

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Lange Gasse 20, 90403 Nuremberg

ECCHR together with the Centre for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) will host a Summer School on human rights law in context. The focus area will be business and human rights including topics...

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