Human Rights in Sri Lanka | Dinner with Activist Bhavani Fonseka
Thursday November 21, 2013
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Murrow Room (Goddard 210)
The Fletcher School
160 Packard Ave.
Medford, MA 02144
Join The Human Rights Project for an evening of "dine & discuss" with activist Bhavani Fonseka. We will be discussing the human rights situation in Sri Lanka and the use of international frameworks in relation to human rights protection in search of justice and accountability for past violations. Dinner will be served. Please register at: http://humanrightsinsrilanka.eventbrite.com. ////
Bhavani Fonseka, currently a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, was a Senior Researcher with the Centre for Policy Alternatives, a think tank in Sri Lanka, conducting research, documentation, national and international advocacy and litigation. She is a human rights lawyer and activist, with a focus on assisting victims and affected populations in various parts of Sri Lanka. She has worked on a range of issues including the rights of the displaced, women, children, minorities, HIV/AIDS, land and legal issues. She has also been involved in and supported several key fundamental rights cases protecting the rights of victims and affected populations in recent times in Sri Lanka.
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