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Human Rights Day Round-Table: Voices from Belene Island, the Last Concentration Camp of Europe

Join us on December 10, Human Rights Day, on Zoom. We will dedicate this round-table to talking about the Last Concentration Camp of Europe.

Where

On Zoom: Link

Meeting ID: 871 2911 7052

Passcode: 256600

When

On 10 December, 2021 at 10.00 a.m. IST time

Programme

10.00 
Opening & Moderation – Dr. İlhami Alkan Olsson, International lawyer, RWI, Sweden
10.05-10.15
For the sake of the name: From Ethnic cleansing to Konslager Belene – Prof. Dr. Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu, Istanbul University
10.15-10.25
From Konslager Belene to Legal Struggle for Justice and Fair Trial – Safiye Yurdakul, Head of BAHAD-Association for Law and Justice in the Balkans
10.25-10.35
The Failure of Bulgaria to persecute the crimes against Turks and Muslims – Krassimir Kanev, Chairperson at Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
10.35-10.45
Belene Case Law: Lessons Learned, Challenges Ahead – Esen Fikri, Lawyer of Belene prisoners, Sofia
10.45-10.55
Evaluation of the Bulgarian authorities in the light of ECHR case-law – Münci Özmen, Lawyer

Closing remarks and Questions

Panellists

  • Prof. Dr. Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu, Istanbul University
  • Safiye Yurdakul, Head of BAHAD-Association for law and Justice in the Balkans
  • Krassimir Kanev, Chairperson at Bulgarian Helsinki Committee
  • Esen Fikri, Lawyer of Belene prisoners, Sofia
  • Münci Özmen, Lawyer
  • Dr. İlhami Alkan Olsson, International lawyer, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Sweden

round table turkeyOrganised by: The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Lund University and BAHAD: Association for Justice, Rights, Culture and Solidarity in the Balkans

 

 

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