South Asian experts’ webinar tomorrow on subcontinent’s anti-terror laws

In collaboration with the Trinity Centre for Post-Conflict Justice at the University of Dublin, JDS is delighted to invite you to a public discussion on counter-terrorism laws in South Asia with the participation of leading legal and rights activists from the subcontinent.

The webinar, “Terrorising Dissent: counter-terrorism laws in the subcontinent” will go live on 4 Wednesday via ZOOM at 6 pm IST and SLT (2.30 pm CET).

Former Commissioner in-charge of investigations and inquiries of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, Ramani Muttettuwegama will moderate the event.


Dr. V. Suresh
Human Rights lawyer -
National General Secretary of the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) India

Mr. Asad Jamal
Human rights activist, researcher &
civil rights lawyer (Lahore High Court), Pakistan

Mr. Zaman Ashraf
Exiled human rights activist &
Head of Bangladesh's country desk at Asian Human Rights Commission, Hong Kong

Dr. Visakesa Chandrasekaram
Human rights lawyer & Senior Lecturer at Department of Public & International Law,
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

To join the ZOOM meeting online,

Meeting ID: 925 4716 2667
Passcode: 330316




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