Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti

Sharmishta Chakrabarti, Baroness Chakrabarti, , commonly known as Shami Chakrabarti, is a British Labour Party politician and member of the House of Lords. She is also a barrister, and was the director of Liberty, an advocacy group which promotes civil liberties and human rights, from 2003 to 2016. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Shami Chakrabarti has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 Foreign Legislature as a Director. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 510 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2014 - Present Director, National Council for Civil Liberties Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Director, Liberty (UK) Videos: 1

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  • Next-Generation Human Rights Challenges

    Next-Generation Human Rights Challenges

    An international panel discussed human rights law. Among other topics they considered major successes as well as unaddressed issues in the human rights…

  • British Terrorism Bill Hearing

    British Terrorism Bill Hearing

    British Home Secretary Charles Clarke and opponents testified before a House of Commons committee on anti-terrorism…

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