Waging a Struggle for Human Rights: Project South's Defend & Protect Initiative

November 16, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Law School 3043

Azadeh Shahshahani is a human rights attorney based in Atlanta. She is the legal and advocacy director for Project South. She previously served as president of the National Lawyers Guild and director of the National Security/Immigrants' Rights Project for the ACLU of Georgia. She has participated in human rights delegations to Haiti, Honduras, Palestine, Tunisia, Egypt and Venezuela. She will discuss her work in the human rights advocacy space, MENA representation in the law, and answer questions. Sponsored by MENALSA. Cosponsored by DBA, ACLU, ACS, APALSA, CADV, DIRP, GPS, HRLS, IWH, ILS, MLSA, NLG, SALSA, and WLSA. Grab and go lunch will be provided at the end of the event. For more information, please contact Neeki Memarzadeh at neeki.memarzadeh@duke.edu.