9 January 2017
Press Conference to launch new Amnesty International report:
Dangerously disproportionate: the ever-expanding national security state in Europe
Amnesty International is launching a major new report on the effect of counter terrorism measures on human rights across Europe. With comprehensive human rights analysis and case studies from 14 European countries, the report details how counter terror measures, intended to address the threat of terrorism, are driving Europe into a deep and dangerous state of permanent securitization.
11.00 – 11.45 CET, 17 January 2017
Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1040, Brussels
Julia Hall – Expert on Counter Terrorism and Human Rights (report author)
David Miranda – Brazilian man detained in UK under terrorism powers (via video link)
Philippe Hensmans – Director of Amnesty International Belgium Francophone
Wies De Graeve – Director of Amnesty International Belgium Flanders
Embargo: The embargo on the report (which will be available shortly) will be lifted at the beginning of the press conference (11.00 CET 17 January 2017)
Please let a[email protected] know if you have any technical requirements.
Journalists should RSVP on this form to reserve a space: https://goo.gl/forms/YM15p3GPVQeEBgve2