Watch: PCHR Director Raji Sourani participates in Debate on Legal Reform and Arab Spring




Ref: 44/2012


On Friday, 11 May 2012, Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) participated in events marking the tenth anniversary of the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC).


To mark the occasion, ILAC hosted a panel debate on the topic of “Legal Reform and the Arab Spring – is there a role for the international community?”


The panel comprised Samir Annabi, Tunisian attorney and head of the recently established Tunisian Anti-Corruption Agency; Raji Sourani, Palestinian lawyer, President of Arab Organisation for Human Rights and Executive Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights; Jan Thesleff, Sweden’s ambassador to Tunis and Libya. The panel was moderated by Todd Benjamin, a former anchor, correspondent, and financial editor for CNN.

 The 2 part webcast of the event is posted below.