What Hope for Human Rights?
Human Rights: Can they survive in today’s world?
Introduced by Robert Silvers, editor of The New York Review of Books, moderated by New York Review contributor Ian Buruma (Year Zero: A History of 1941), with David Cole, Georgetown University Law Center, (The Torture Memos: Rationalizing the Unthinkable) Yasmine El Rashidi (The Battle for Egypt), Amy Knight (How the Cold War Began: The Igor Gouzenko Affair and the Hunt for Soviet Spies), and Ken Roth, executive director, Human Rights Watch.
Presented by The New York Review of Books. This discussion, which will take place in the Moot Courtroom at the Brooklyn Law School, is free and open to the public.
Be sure to visit The New York Review of Books booth (#30-31) in Cadman Plaza for discounts on a selection of our books and New York Review couture book bags.
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