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Sexual Violence in the Recent Conflicts in Libya & Syria:
Challenges to Protecting Victims & Protecting Accountability
Date: February 8th, 2013; 8:30-6:30 p.m. (Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m.)
* PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THE CONFERENCE WILL END AT 4:30 P.M. AND THE RECEPTION WILL BE CANCELLED. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. *
Location: Bennett Lecture Hall, 78 Queen's Park Crescent, Basement, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
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Free and open to the public, register at:
View the program, including topics and presenters here.
Read a backgrounder on the issues here.
The archived webcast of the event is available here.
Recommendations arising from the conference, drafted and compiled by the IHRP, are available here.
Read a recent story in the Toronto Star about the issues and the conference here.
Listen to an interview on CBC's The Current with our keynote speaker, Alaa Murabit, here.
Watch the interview of panelist, Lauren Wolfe, on Canada AM here.
Read the comments of panelist, Ambassador Patricia Haslach, on the U.S. embassy's website here.
Read an article in Al-Saraha on the conference and panelist Dr. Hilmi Zawati here (Arabic).
Read an extended version of Aron Zaltz's interview with panelist Dr. Hilmi Zawati from the Spring 2013 edition of Rights Review, published in Arabic in Diwan Al-Arab.