EVENT: Pushkin House – Evening with the Human Rights Veteran Valentina Cherevtenko

Posted February 15th, 2017 in Forthcoming events by sally

‘Pushkin Club, Rights in Russia and RAW in WAR are proud to invite you to an evening with the remarkable Russian human rights veteran, Valentina CHEREVATENKO.

At the “Women of the World” Festival on the Southbank on 11th March Valentina Cherevatenko will receive this year’s Anna Politkovskaya Prize, awarded by the RAW in WAR organisation. This prize, given each year since 2007, goes to an outstanding woman human rights defender from a conflict zone. Past laureates include the late Natalya Estemirova (Chechnya/Russia), Malalai Joya ( Afghanistan) and Marie Colvin (the USA)

The event on 9 March offers a unique opportunity to meet this remarkable woman from Novocherkassk in the informal surroundings of Pushkin House. It is rare chance to listen to Valentina and hear about the continuing work. The event will be held in Russian with translation.’

Date: 9th March 2017, 7.30-9.00pm

Location: Pushkin House

Charge: £7, £5 concessions

More information can be found here.