Wilberforce Lecture Trust | 2008 Lecture by Bernard O'Hear

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2008 Lecture

Bernard O'Hear

Subject: China: The Year Of The Human Rights Olympics

Wednesday 27th August at 7.30 | Guildhall


Bernard O'Hear

Bernard O’Hear was born in 1964, in Scotland. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde in 1986, with a Bachelor of Science in Physics. He has been Amnesty International UK Section’s China Specialist since 2001 and has previously served as Section Specialist on Iran and Israel/Palestine. He works in Glasgow and London and lives in Glasgow. He is married with two cats.

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China helped give the world the idea of human rights, will she now grant her own people those rights? Will the Olympic Torch light the way, or burn down our hopes for human rights in China?

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