- This event has passed.
York Amnesty: Human Rights work in Chad
April 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFREE
Charbonnel (a human rights defender on the protective fellowship scheme at the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York) speaks at the Friends Meeting House on Friargate in York at the monthly meeting of the York local group of Amnesty International UK on Tuesday 11 April. Charbonnel is the director of the Centre de Réhabilitation des Victimes de la Torture (AJPNV) in Chad. AJPNV works primarily towards the rehabilitation of torture victims, the abolition of torture, and the education of citizens of Chad on human rights. It provides medical, psychosocial and legal support to victims of torture, IDPs, and female victims of sexual violence. The meeting starts at 7pm with Charbonnel’s talk followed by questions and answers then continues (from 8pm) with the group’s regular business. All are welcome to attend and, if they like, to leave after Charbonnel’s talk.