Human Rights Festival in Budapest

The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), the Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee are organizing a Human Rights Festival on 10th of December.

Right for Freedom
Human Rights Festival in Budapest

December 10, 2005 International Human Rights Day, 14.30 pm 4.00 pm
Budapest, Gödör Klub, Erzsébet tér

Panel discussions:
14.30 - 16.00 Human rights and migrations: Aliens among us, Hungarians in Hungary or what the Hungarian State can do for the Hungarians living outside of the country feel they have roots in Hungary?
Participants: A Hungarian family living outside of Hungary Boldizsár Nagy (Professor of ELTE-CEU) Dezső Avarkeszi (Member of the Parliament) Moderator: Ferenc Kőszeg (Chairman of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee)

16.30 - 18.00 Human rights and our autonomy in questions regarding our health. The issue of single women’s right for having children in Hungary– round table discussion. Moderator: Eszter Csernus (Hungarian Civil Liberties Union – HIV/AIDS and patients’ rights program director.

18.00- 19.00 Daráló, Movie by Norbert Komenczy 19.00 - 20.00 Gypsies in the judicial system – round table discussion Participants: Dr. Elemér Magyar (attorney at law) Norbert Komenczy (movie director) Moderator: Bea Bodrogi (Director of Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities)

Concerts:
20:00 – 21:00 Szilvási Gipsy Folk Band
21:00 – 22:00 Nomada
22:00 – 23:00 Meglepetés!
23:00 – 04:00 DJ Ludmilla, DJ Jinx

The festival is organized by the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), the Legal Defense Bureau for National and Ethnic Minorities, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Participating: Zabhegyező Gyermekanimátorok Egyesülete, Mobilitás

Participating organizations: Amnesty International Magyarország, Emberi Jogi Információs és Dokumentációs Központ (Indok), Habeas Corpus Munkacsoport, Háttér Társaság a Melegekért, Kendermag Egyesület, Kurt Lewin Alapítvány, Labrisz Leszbikus Egyesület, Magyar Emberi Jogvédő Központ Alapítvány, Nők a Nőkért Együtt az Erőszak Ellen (NaNE)

The main sponsor of the festival is the Royal Netherlands Embassy
Other sponsors: Canadian Embassy, Gödör Klub
Media Sponsors: Pesti Est, WIW

 

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