Human Rights in the Philippines: Is U.S. Involvement Helping the Cause?
Colloquium with Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares, a human rights lawyer, academic, and representative of the Bayan Muna party in the Philippine Congress.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Room 1430 UCLA School of Law
Rep. Neri Colmenares is an advocate of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL), handling many of the human rights cases in the country today. He is presently completing his Law PhD with the University of Melbourne Faculty of Law and is writing his Dissertation on the International Criminal Court and the Writ of Amparo. He also lectures at the University of Melbourne on international human rights law topics and is an Associate of the Asian Law Centre in Australia.
Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild at UCLA and the UCLA International Human Rights Law Association.
Cost: Free and open to the public.