Did you miss the 2016 Ruth Adler Lecture in Human Rights? Watch Shami Chakrabarti's lecture here in full
Shami Chakrabarti delivered this year's memorial lecture on the topic of 'Human Rights and Dangerous Women' on 12 May 2016.
Shami Chakrabarti is a British lawyer who – from 2003 to 2016 – headed Liberty, an organisation founded in 1934 with the mission to safeguard civil liberties and human rights in the UK. A devoted human rights campaigner who has been called ‘the most dangerous woman in Britain’ by the Sun newspaper, Shami was at the forefront of a number of campaigns and is an outspoken optimist about the future of the movement to safeguard fundamental rights and freedoms in the UK. Awarded a CBE in 2007, she is also the Chancellor of the University of Essex, Honorary Professor of Law at Manchester, Honorary Fellow of Mansfield College at Oxford, and a Master of the Bench of Middle Temple. Her first book, On Liberty, was published in 2014.