ANHRI concludes its third training for the media professionals about “freedom of expression between local laws and international convictions”
Cairo 29 April 2012
Nineteen lawyers interested in issues of freedom of opinion and expression enjoyed the fourth training organized by ANHRI in the context of its series of workshops for activists, bloggers, journalists and lawyers to raise their professional awareness and legal experience supporting them to act more efficient and safe. The fourth training aimed lawyers and consisted of four sessions:
The first session dealt with “guarantees of the lawyer’s rights during investigations and trials,” lectured by Professor Ali Soliman, the lawyer who address the most important points for a lawyer to be aware of during his presence in the investigations or trials.
The second session was titled “human rights movement, the origin and the application of international conventions on local ones” and lectured by the lawyer and human rights activist, Mahmoud Qandil who addressed to the history of Arab human rights movements and how much it is connected to and influenced by international conventions explaining also how much applicable and powerful are local legislations concerning human rights agreements signed by Arab countries.
The third session entitled “Issues of freedom of expression and defense based on international conventions and local laws” was lectured by the lawyer and human rights activist Taher Abu El Nasr who explained a wide practical view on how the process of defense in freedom of opinion and expression and publication cases can be based on and backed by both international conventions and local laws.
The fourth and last session which was entitled “Observing trials and fair trial standards” was lectured by the lawyer at ANHRI Mohamed Mahmoud who addressed the conditions must be followed in a fair trial and how the lawyer can monitor any violation of the standards of fair trials.
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