Haitian Human Rights Expert Speaks at Law School
On Monday, October 10, Brian Concannon addressed students and faculty on human rights, justice, and democracy in Haiti. Mr. Concannon directs the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti and has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, CNN, and in other print and radio media throughout the world.
Mr. Concannon addressed students and professors on "Haiti: The International Community's Dictatorship," and then answered questions about his work involving human rights in Haiti. He spoke about Haiti's severe human rights problems, U.S. foreign policy in Haiti, the recent regime change in Haiti, and the upcoming Haitian elections.
The event was sponsored by Amnesty International, the Program in International Human Rights Law, the International Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Society.
For copies of materials that Mr. Concannon distributed during his talk, please contact International Human Rights Law Society President Julie Mudd at firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on letter-writing action regarding human rights in Haiti, please contact Amnesty International Student Chapter President Tom Benner at email@example.com. Please check www.indylaw.indiana.edu/humanrights for notice of upcoming human rights events at the law school.