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Teesta Setalvad receives honourary doctorate from UBC Doctor of Laws degree conferred for work in the field of human rights

CJP secretary Teesta Setalvad received her honourary doctorate from the University of British Columbia (UBC) on Thursday in an online ceremony. The Doctor of Laws degree was awarded to the journalist and human rights defender online, as international travel has been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Introducing Setalvad, UBC vice chancellor and Santa J.…

UBC confers honorary doctorate on Teesta Setalvad Several well-known artists and activists also honoured

On Monday, June 22, The University of British Columbia conferred an honorary doctorate on human rights defender and journalist Teesta Setalvad. Due to the coronavirus outbreak the ceremony could not be held in person and the announcements were made online. Setalvad, who is secretary Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) as well as editor and…

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