& Race in India
Tiphagne, renowned civil rights attorney and human rights defender
from India will be speaking about caste, discrimination and torture
in his home state of Tamil Nadu. Having just returned from the World
Conference Against Racism, he will share his views on the meeting
Henri Tiphagne has been one of
the most pivotal leaders in the National
Campaign for Dalit Human Rights, and has been instrumental in
bringing the plight of Dalits (“untouchables”) to prominent attention.
He also founded Sudhanthra, an organization dedicated to assisting
women in distress.
Amnesty International is a worldwide movement
dedicated to ending the violation of human rights around the world.
During the AI’s Campaign Against Torture, the organization will
step up its efforts to eradicate all forms of torture in every country
in the world. This speaking tour is part of that effort.
For more information, contact AIUSA’s India
Country Specialist, Govind Acharya at 510-339-8168 or via email