Tibet: Rights, Reality, and the Law

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 5:30pm - 8:00pm


Wednesday, February 17th | 5:30-8:00pm | Sturm Law 165

Please join the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, the International Students Society, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law, and the Korbel School Center on Rights Development

The event will offer insight and discussion regarding the current state of affairs in Tibet.

  • The first part of the discussion will be centered around the legal rights of protestors and the reality of their ability to protest, including the protest environment, the incidence of torture, and the ability for self-determination.
  • The second discussion area will be on Tibet’s political and legal response to protest.

Featured Speakers:

  • Professor Ved P. Nanda

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
John Evans University Professor, Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law, and Founder of the International Legal Studies Program
Director, Ved Nanda Center for Intl & Comparative Law

  • Professor Claude d’Estrée

University of Denver Korbel school for International Studies
Director, International Human Rights Program
Executive Director, Center on Rights Development

  • Professor Suizeng (Sam) Zhao

University of Denver Korbel School For International Studies
Executive Director, Center for China-U.S. Cooperation

  • John Gaudette

Tibetan Centre on Human Rights & Democracy
Senior Legal Researcher

CLE credit and registration information to follow