El Premio – Interview with lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld

Premio, El
Voertaal: Engels

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zaterdag 24 maart 2012 - 19:15

Dutch journalist Harm Ede Botje has been writing for Vrij Nederland since 1995. He is a general editor with a special focus on foreign reporting, Europe and development cooperation. He presents the VPRO foreign news show ‘Bureau Buitenland’ every Sunday evening on Radio 1.


Lawyer Liesbeth Zegveld specialises in legal remedies for war victims. She has been a professor of International Humanitarian Law at Leiden University since September 2006, with a specific focus on the Rights of Women and Children. In her capacity as an attorney at law, she also works for the Nuhanovic Foundation, which works to support war victims. In 2011, she received the Clara Meijer-Wichmann medal, which is awarded annually to a person who deserves special recognition for his or her work to defend human rights, particularly in the Netherlands.