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The staff of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission would like to bring to your attention the opportunity to meet with
Samson Salamat, a leading Pakistani human rights activist
from the country’s Christian community. Mr. Salamat is the founding Director of the Pakistan-based
Centre for Human Rights Education, an organization working to strengthen human rights through educational programs, advocacy and awareness initiatives. He is also the Chairman of Rwadari Tehreek, a nation-wide social movement initiated in early
2015 to strengthen pluralism in Pakistan and combat prejudice, extremism and terrorism.

DATE:           Thursday, February 14, 2019
TIME:            2:00 – 3:00 PM
PLACE:         2456 Rayburn House Office Building

Mr. Salamat will discuss the challenges for civil society and human rights defenders in Pakistan and how the Centre for Human Rights Education is responding. Mr. Salamat’s visit to Washington, DC is facilitated by the National Endowment for Democracy.

This meeting is open to congressional staff and interns only. For any questions, please contact Rosie Berman by
email or at ext. 6-5285.


Related Legislative Issues

Selected legislative information: Civil Rights, Foreign Affairs

Related Event Information

Event Location: 2456 Rayburn House Office Building
Event Start: 2/14/2019 2:00:00 PM
Event End: 2/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

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