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Knowing our rights – do terrorists have human rights too?
23 November, 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
It’s one of the trickiest legal and ethical questions of the modern age: should terrorists be denied their human rights in the interest of security? Should they simply be treated as rights-less? Come and hear an in-depth discussion of this vital contemporary matter, from a legal, philosophical and practical perspective.
Chair – Roy Greenslade
Roy Greenslade is one of Britain’s foremost media teachers. He is a leading commentator and columnist on the media, and currently blogs for The Guardian. As a journalist, he rose to the highest levels of management in a career taking in The Sun, the Sunday Times, and culminating in the editorship of the Daily Mirror.
Anthony Glees is the of Director at the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham.
Pat Magee was jailed for his part in the 1984 bombing of the Grand Hotel, Brighton, and released in 1999 under the Good Friday Agreement.
Will Self is the author of nine novels, six collections of short stories, three novellas and six non-fiction works; he is a prolific journalist and a frequent broadcaster. His fiction has won various awards – as has his journalism.