The All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group (PHRG)
was delighted to support Amnesty International UK’s
“Youth Action for Human Rights Defenders” event on 12 June 2019.
The event served to showcase the work of
UK youth and student activists who have been actively campaigning
to improve human rights and champion human rights defenders globally,
further to AI UK’s BRAVE campaign.
Dame Karen Pierce – UK Permanent Representative to the UN in New York;
Kate Allen – Director, AI UK;
Rania Ali –Youth Human Rights Defender, journalist and Syrian refugee, and
Ann Clwyd MP – Chair of the PHRG and
Vice-Chair of the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
The PHRG will continue to support BRAVE Human Rights Defenders globally
at every opportunity and in all discussions with relevant interlocutors.