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Press Conference :Death in custody


Temple Garden Chambers 1 Harcourt Buildings London EC4Y 9DA

Press Conference
Alia Abdul Noor

Death in custody

Human rights lawyers and experts will brief the media and public about the tragic death of Alia Abdul Noor, a female humanitarian worker who was detained in solitary confinement and tortured, and recently died of cancer in prison in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), despite widespread calls including from the UN for her release and to receive proper medical care. They will consider and highlight the steps that should be taken to end these egregious human rights violations. Speakers will include Senator Marco Perduca, Italian Foreign Affairs and Human Rights Committees, Board Member No Peace Without Justice; David Young, Barrister; Juliet Wells, Barrister; Hannah Philips, Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the UK; and Joe Odell, International Campaign for Freedom in the UAE.

Date: Thursday 30 May 2019
Time: 17:00-18:00

Venue: Temple Garden Chambers

1 Harcourt Buildings