MAIS Guest Speaker Luis Oette: The International Prohibition of Torture: Law, Practice and Agendas for Change

Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fromm Hall 120 - Xavier Auditorium
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Arentz, Lindsay Rachelle
422-5541
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History

Dr. Oette is a lecturer in law at SOAS, University of London (www.soas.ac.uk) and Counsel for REDRESS, an international non-governmental human rights organisation seeking justice and reparation for torture survivors (www.redress.org). He is the co-author of a textbook (together with Ilias Bantekas), International Human Rights Law and Practice, published by Cambridge University Press in 2013. Dr. Oette has also published widely on the prohibition of torture and the right to reparation in international law, as well as on law, human rights and justice in the Sudan. He is responsible for a project on criminal law reform in Sudan (www.pclrs.org) and edited Criminal Law Reform and Transitional Justice: Human Rights Perspectives for Sudan, published by Ashgate in 2011.

For questions regarding the lecture, please contact Lindsay Arentz at: lrarentz@usfca.edu.

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