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Rights in Limbo? Human Rights and Citizenship in the wake of Brexit
14 February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMTfree
7-9pm Thursday 14th February 2019
The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull St, Birmingham, B4 6AF [link: Location in Google Maps ]
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Speakers including: Elena Remigi, Nando Sigona, David Forbes, Sibyl Ruth, Tim Gee (read more below) plus a Q&A discussion.
This is a free event, open to all. Donations welcome.
Amnesty International takes no position on the EU referendum, but affirms that any action taken by the government must be consistent with human rights.
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Our speakers for the evening:
Elena Remigi, founder and co-editor of the In Limbo books, giving a voice to the disenfranchised EU27 citizens in the U.K. and of the British in Europe.
Dr Nando Sigona of Birmingham University, researcher on migration and diversity and leader of a research project on EU families.
David Forbes of Lifeline Options, supporting individuals caught up in the complications, costs and cruelties of the U.K. Home Office Hostile Environment policies under Theresa May.
Sibyl Ruth, writer, arts and library worker, who has spoken on Radio 4 about translating poems by her Great-Aunt who survived the Terezin camp, and who has her own recent citizenship journey.
Tim Gee, Human Rights in the UK Campaign Manager at Amnesty UK.
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We look forward to seeing you there!