Cancelled: Human Rights in Turkey: Panel Discussion


4:15 PM - 6:30 PM


This event has been cancelled.


Tuesday Jan 29, 2019, 4.10 PM – 6.30PM

York University Keele Campus, York Lanes, Room 280N, M3J 1P3

Thousands of refugees from Turkey are scattered across the world with Canada being one of the leading welcoming countries. More than 300 refugee families from Turkey have landed in Toronto alone in the past 2.5 years. The panel discussion we are working on is aimed raising awareness on the human rights violations in Turkey and it will serve as forum for rights defenders and refugee experts.


Doors:                                             4:10 pm
Coffee-Reception:                          4:15 pm
Panel Discussion and Q&A :          4:40 pm – 6:30 pm

Current List of Panelists

Mary Jo Leddy

Author, Toronto

Nastaran Roushan

Lawyer, Toronto

Yunus Yilmaz

Academic, Istanbul

Brendan de Caires (Moderator)

Executive Director, PEN Canada

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