Aliya Hana Hussain

Saturday April 9  1-1:50 PM Room 5030

Aliya Hana Hussain is the Advocacy Program Manager for the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights and travels to Guantanamo regularly to meet with CCR’s clients. Her advocacy efforts focus on ending indefinite detention and closing Guantanamo, and accountability for torture and other war crimes. In addition to public speaking, organizing events, actions, and rallies, and serving as a liaison between lawyers and grassroots activists, her work focuses on developing new and creative partnerships with artists, musicians, and activists to bring the stories of CCR’s clients to new platforms and audiences, including youth. She also works on CCR’s efforts with the United Nations and Inter-American Human Rights Commission on behalf of clients.

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