The Impact of India's Anti-Terrorism Laws on the Human Rights of Religious Minorities
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP and
Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights
invite you to a special brown bag event
The Impact of India’s Anti-Terrorism Laws on the Human Rights of Religious Minorities
Justice Mohammed Sardar Ali Khan and Professor Jayanth Krishnan
Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:00 to 1:00 P.M.
at Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Seattle Room 15th floor
50 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Following September 11th, India passed new anti-terrorism laws, which have impacted ethnic religious minorities throughout the country. Justice Khan and Professor Krishnan will describe the different aspects of India’s Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) and its effects on human rights and minorities in India. They will also discuss the impact of U.S. anti-terrorism measures on India. This presentation is a brown bag lunch. One CLE credit will be applied for.
Justice Mohammed Sardar Ali Khan is a retired Judge and Acting Chief Justice of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh. He is the President of the Andhra Pradesh State Legal Aid & Advice Board. He served as President of Andhra Pradesh Judicial Academy from 1991-92, Dean of the Faculty of Law at Osmania University from 1984-91 and President of the Board of Management at Nizam College from 1994-96. He was a member and elected Vice-Chairman of the U.N. Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities and a Member of the U.N. Working Group on Minorities, representing the Asian Continent. He has also served as the Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities and is an ex-officio member of the National Commission for Human Rights under the Government of India.
Jayanth Krishnan is an Assistant Professor of Law at William Mitchell. He earned his J.D. from Ohio State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Krishnan has published several articles in the areas of human rights, comparative law, and law-in-India. He currently serves as a legal consultant to the United Kingdom's Department for International Development, where he is advising the British as well as the Indian government on how best to increase access to justice for India's poor.
Please R.S.V.P. to Beth Varro at Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights by Tuesday, May 11th
Phone: (612)341-3302 ext. 100 Email: [email protected]
(The Impact of India's Anti-Terrorism Laws on the Human Rights of Religious Minorities)