Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Regents Professor & Robina Chair in Law, Public Policy, and Society
Faculty Director, Human Rights Center
Professor, Queen's University of  Belfast, School of Law, Northern Ireland

Prof. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin to speak at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing

Professor Fionnuala Ní Aoláin will appear as a witness during the upcoming Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing, titled: Counter-terrorism and Human Rights: Striking the Right Balance. Professor Ní Aoláin will be the first witness to speak, appearing individually on her own panel before the United States House of Representatives, followed by a second joint-panel of experts. Speakers will address a range of global issues related to counter-terrorism and the misuse of counter-terrorism measures by  governments in ways that violate fundamental human rights. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 9am CST, and will be virtual. Members of the public and the media may view the hearing by live webcast on the Commission website.