Lawyers’ Role in Defending Human Rights in Belarus: A Conversation with Illia Salei, LLM ’14

October 14, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4000

Join us for a conversation with Belarusian opposition lawyer Illia Salei, LLM '14. Salei worked as an attorney for Belarusian protest leader Maria Kolesnikova, amid ongoing protests following a disputed presidential election. In 2020, opposition leaders and Salei himself were arrested, triggering international protest. Salei will speak with students about what was happening in Belarus before and after the election and answer students' questions. Sponsored by Human Rights Law Society. For more information, please contact Marie Cepeda Mekosh at