Lectures & Panels The Criminalization of Homosexuality in Tunisia: French Colonialism, Persecution, and the Birth of the Tunisian LGBTQ Movement 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Ramy Khouili and Daniel Levine-Spound discuss the colonial origins, historical evolution, and impact of Article 230, an article of the Tunisian Penal Code that criminalizes homosexuality.

Lectures & Panels U.S.-Made Weapons in Atrocity Crimes 12:15 pm-1:15 pm

Matt Wells, JD ’09, Director of Amnesty International’s Crisis Response Programme, explores the role of supply chains and arms exports, including US-made weapons, in human rights and international humanitarian law violations around the world.

Lectures & Panels Litigating for Justice: Women’s Rights Lawyering in Iran 12:15–1:15 pm

Iranian Human Rights Attorney and PLSMW Visiting Fellow Afrooz Maghzi Najafabadi will discuss the role of Iranian women’s rights lawyers in the fight for gender justice and equality in Iran.

Lectures & Panels Strategic Litigation in Egypt: Lawyers as Human Rights Advocates 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Nader Andrawos discusses the emergence of the Egyptian human rights lawyering movement and the use of strategic litigation as a tool of human rights advocacy in Egypt.