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Why Africa?

Bob Geldof gives a personal perspective on human rights in Africa.

Bob Geldof KBE is to give the bi-annual Bar Human Rights Committee lecture at St Paul’s Cathedral on Tuesday 20 April at 6.30 pm. The lecture, titled Why Africa?, will include a personal perspective on human rights in Africa.
Professor Iya from Uganda will introduce Bob Geldof and Shami Chakrabarti, Director of Liberty will give closing remarks. The lecture, sponsored by LexisNexis UK, promises to be provocative, challenging and consistent with the Bar Human Rights Committee’s 2004 focus on Africa.


Sir Bob Geldof KBE | talks
Professor Philip F. Iya, LLB, LLM, PhD | talks
CBE Shami Chakrabarti | talks


Date and Time:

20 April 2004 at 5:45 pm





St Paul's Cathedral
The Chapterhouse
St Paul's Church Yard
+44 20 72 36 41 28
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Organised by:

Bar Human Rights Committee
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Suggested donation £10

Available from:

Bar Human Rights Committee

Email: bhrc@compuserve.com

Tel: +44 20 73 95 95 08

Additional Information:

The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) is an independent group of specialist advocates and experts who work on a voluntary basis to develop law and human rights protection throughout the world. BHRC has an international reputation of independence, integrity and professional skills that has developed significantly since it was founded in 1991.

Liberty is one of the UK’s leading human rights and civil liberties organisations. Since 1934, Liberty has been fighting to secure equal rights for everyone.


Professor Professor Philip F. Iya is Executive Dean of Research and Development at Fort Hare University of South Africa. He is a Ugandan lawyer with an LLB from Uganda, LLM from Harvard, various diplomas in Human Rights law and a PhD from Warwick University.

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