The European Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (ECDHR) is hosting its first event in Brussels on Wednesday 17 February 2016 to commemorate the 5 year anniversary of the February 14, 2011 peaceful pro-democratic protests that were severely and violently repressed by the Bahraini authorities.
Keynote speakers include Ms Julie Ward, Member of the European Parliament from the United Kingdom and Mr Mohamed Al Tajer, leading Human Rights Lawyer in Bahrain and member of “Lawyers for Human Rights Bahrain”.
Join us at our event to discuss the issue of Human Rights in Bahrain, assess the situation 5 years on and coordinate on next steps and joint action from the European Union to improve and thoroughly protect freedoms and rights for Bahrainis.
Bahraini Uprising: 5 years on -Thon Hotel EU, Brussels (Rue de la Loi 75, 1040 Brussels)
Panel debate and Q&A session: 18:30 until 19:45 (CET)
Reception and networking: 19:45 onwards
Please find the event invitation attached here.