Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Amnesty International UK and Manchester University Press invite you to a panel discussion and drinks reception to mark the launch of

War on Terror’
The Oxford Amnesty Lectures
Edited by Chris Miller

Through dynamic and highly informed discussion, this Amnesty-hosted book launch will address key issues arising in today’s ‘War on Terror’. The book itself is drawn from the world-famous Oxford Amnesty Lectures and contains essays of substantial and abiding importance.
Conor Gearty, Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Professor of Human Rights at the London School of Economics, will speak on ‘The War on Terror in the Age of Obama’. Joanna Bourke, Professor of History at Birkbeck College, will focus on the use of sexual violence in the ‘War on Terror’. Author, commentator and former Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg will respond drawing on his experience as a campaigner and advocate for human rights.

Amnesty International UK, The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA

Thursday 26 November 2009
Time: 6.30pm for 7pm start
This event is free but booking is essential at

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