Press Conference with Agnès Callamard, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions and Hatice Cengiz, fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi

Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/12/2019
11:00 - 13:00

Location
Press Club Brussels Europe

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Visit to Brussels of Agnès Callamard, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions and Hatice Cengiz, fiancée of Jamal Khashoggi

 

WHEN: 3 December 2019 11am-1pm

WHERE: Conference hall, Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95 – 1040 Brussels

 

WHO: Joint panel:

  • Agnès Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions
  • Birgit Van Hout, Regional Representative for Europe, UN Human Rights (OHCHR), Moderator
  • Hatice Cengiz, Fiancée, Jamal Khashoggi

WHAT: Topics that can be addressed are:

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnès Callamard will visit Brussels on 3 December to hold a series of meetings with EU decision makers to update them about her work. She will be accompanied by Hatice Cengiz, fiancée of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The UN Expert will discuss her investigation into the unlawful death of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi and follow up activities to ensure accountability.

She could also discuss:

  • The repatriation of so-called ISIL foreign fighters’ and the question of accountability and justice for ISIL crimes
  • Protection concerns of so-called “ISIL children”, and their mothers,
  • The situation in Iraq, including prisons and justice
  • The death of Egyptian ex-President Morsi and prisons conditions in Egypt
  • The protection of the right to life of migrants and refugees in Europe and Libya
  • The findings of her recent mission to Nigeria

Please confirm your interest in attending the press conference by contacting

Mariana Lemos, Communications Assistant, UN Human Rights, Regional Office for Europe

Email: marianalemos.consultant@ohchr.org

Phone: +32 227 40 177

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