The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs's UN in the Middle East Research Initiative held 'The Goldstone Report', a discussion with Goldstone Panel Members Hina Jilani Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan and Colonel Desmond Travers Former officer of the Irish Army, International Conduct of War Investigator.
Hina Jilani is Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and Special Representative of the Secretary General on Human Rights Defenders from (2000 - 2008). Ms. Jilani was appointed Advocate of the High Court of Pakistan in 1981, and established Pakistan's first all-women's law firm in 1981. In 1999, she was awarded the Human Rights Award by the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, and in 2000 she was honoured with the Amnesty International Genetta Sagan Award for Women's Rights.
Desmond Travers is a former officer of the Irish Army where he served for over forty years. During his period of service he participated in numerous peacekeeping missions: the Balkans, Cyprus and Lebanon. In 2003, he assisted in the conduct of war crime investigation training and consultancies with the Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) based in The Hague. He was military advisor to Amnesty International's investigations into the Israeli-Hizballah war in 2006. In 2009, he participated in the UN Fact-Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict - these findings have come to be known as The Goldstone Report.
UN Goldstone Event with Hina Hilani and Desmond Travers
"AUBatLebanon | November 18, 2010
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