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The Dissidentís Handbook: The Legal and Extra-Legal Maneuvers Used by Autocrats to Silence Opponents and How Best to Survive Them

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The Dissidentís Handbook: The Legal and Extra-Legal Maneuvers Used by Autocrats to Silence Opponents and How Best to Survive Them

Lecture
Series: Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public - Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building-5th Floor
May 2, 2011
3:00-4:30 p.m.

Related Project: Middle East Initiative

Description:

Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez, HKS alumnus (MPP 2009) and member of the US Institute for Peace's Comparative Constitution Project, outlines common strategies used in dissident suppression, drawing upon†case studies from around the world as well as his own experiences in the Venezuelan opposition and those of fellow HKS alumni Bakhtiyar Hajiyev MPP 2009 (currently in prison in Azerbaijan) and Leopoldo Lopez MPP 1996 (currently banned from elected office in Venezuela).

Moderated by Hugh OíDoherty, adjunct lecturer in public policy, Harvard Kennedy School


Co-sponsored by the HKS Venezuelan Caucus, Center for Public Leadership, Center for International Development, Middle East Initiative, and Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe

Contact:

Middle East Initiative
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
John F Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: middle_east_initiative@hks.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-5963
Fax: (617) 496-9688

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