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Dec. 7, 2016

Dec. 7, 2016
For Immediate Release

WATERLOO – Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world on Dec. 10 to commemorate the anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the first global declaration outlining the inherent rights of all human beings. Human Rights Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1950.

The following Laurier experts are available to comment on a variety of topics relating to human rights:

Andrew Robinson, associate professor in Laurier’s Human Rights and Human Diversity program, is an expert on human rights, cultural diversity and multiculturalism. Contact information: 518-756-8228 ext. 5743 or arobinson@wlu.ca.

Robert Ame, associate professor in Laurier’s Human Rights and Human Diversity program, is an expert on children's rights and female ritual servitude. Contact information: 226-750-0402 or rame@wlu.ca.

Stacey Wilson-Forsberg, associate professor in Laurier’s Human Rights and Human Diversity program, is an expert on immigration and ethnic relations in Canada. Contact information: 519-756-8228 ext. 5509 or swilsonforsberg@wlu.ca.

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Kevin Crowley, Director
Communications & Public Affairs
Wilfrid Laurier University

T: 519.884.0710 x3070

E: kcrowley@wlu.ca

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