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Sydney: Forum: Hazara Human Rights

15 August 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Open Fora

Equity and Diversity Open Fora explore a range of social issues of relevance to Western Sydney University and the Greater Western Sydney community. The forums are free and everyone is welcome to attend, staff, students and the general public.

15 August 2018

Hazara Human Rights Forum

This Forum will explore and discuss the history and current state of the human rights abuses of Hazara people in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran and the impact of the abuses on Hazara community in Australia. The expected outcomes of the Forum are to raise awareness of the human rights situation of Hazara people, explore root causes of Hazara refugee movements and highlight the impact of human rights abuses on Hazara individuals, families and community in Australia. It will also aim to propose solutions relevant to Australian and international context.

The Forum will be of interest to academics, service providers, students and general public interested in Hazara history and Afghan politics.

For more information contact Melinda Blackmore on 

Guest Speakers:

  • Dr Niamatullah Ibrahimi
    Deakin University
  • Professor William Maley
    Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy, ANU
  • Associate Professor Jake Lynch
    Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Sydney University
  • Mr Ahmad Shuja Jamal
    Editor in Chief Georgetown Public Policy Review Georgetown University


15 August 2018
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Janice Reid Pavilion, Building EEa, Parramatta South Campus
Sydney, NSW Australia + Google Map