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From Freetown to Newark: Assisting War Crimes Victims – A Human Rights Odyssey

From Freetown to Newark: Assisting War Crimes Victims – A Human Rights Odyssey

Friday, February 15, 12 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Buttrick 123 (WGS Conference Room)

Join the Margaret Cuninggim Women-€™s Center and the Human Identities Initiative for a brown-bag lunch presentation with human rights attorney Rachel Gore Freed!

Rachel Gore Freed, a Vanderbilt Law school graduate, has worked with victims of rape and war crimes atrocities, both on the ground in Sierra Leone and in immigration detention centers in New Jersey. Rachel-€™s experiences -€“ working with vulnerable women and representing them on the prosecutorial side at a war crimes tribunal in the Hague and on the defense side in federal immigration courts in the US -€“ illustrate the intersection of gender, justice and accountability in human rights.

Free and open to the public.   Contact the Women-€™s Center at 322-4843 with questions