Michael Polak Speaks at RightsCon in Costa Rica on Options for Justice for the Uyghur People

Michael Polak
By: Michael Polak June 28, 2023

On Tuesday 6 June 2023, Church Court Chambers barrister Michael Polak spoke on a round table at RightsCon, in San Jose, Costa Rica, titled ‘Has the international legal system failed us? The case of the Uyghurs’ in relation to efforts to secure justice for the Uyghur people for the atrocities which have been and are being committed against them.

Michael spoke about the case that he brought in Argentina, for the World Uyghur Congress and the Uyghur Human Rights Project, which is currently before the Prosecutor and Investigating Judge of the Buenos Aires Federal Court (https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/08/17/landmark-case-filed-against-chinese-officials-human-rights-atrocities/)

RightsCon is ‘The world’s leading event on human rights in the digital age’ and the session was attended by representatives of Governments and leading NGOs.

Michael is available for instructions in international criminal, public international law, or human rights related cases by contacting the clerks room by email clerks@timm283.sg-host.com or phone +44 20 7936 3637



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