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Mia Hasenson-Gross, Executive Director, Rene Cassin

Mia Hasenson-Gross, Executive Director, Rene Cassin

The human rights legacy and Jewish action to end the persecution of Uyghurs

‘Never again’ is happening again with the persecution of close to 3 million Muslim Uyghurs in China because of their culture and religion.

It is our responsibility to ensure that the human rights framework Jewish lawyers helped create after the Holocaust is protected and enjoyed by everyone.


IN PERSON - Thursday 14 October 7:30 PM - ONLINE - Thursday 14 October 7:30 PM

This is a live event, with a speaker Q&A. The speaker is taking part remotely; if buying a ticket to watch the event in-person, you will watch them on a large screen in the venue. The interviewer is on stage in the venue.

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Mia Hasenson-Gross is the Executive Director of René Cassin, The Jewish voice for human rights. Mia joined René Cassin in June 2015 bringing with her an in-depth knowledge of international human rights work and experience in human rights education, campaigning and organisational development, acquired over 15 years while working for Amnesty International.

Mia has a BA in international relations and an MA in international law from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She is a graduate fellow of the Minerva Centre for Human Rights at the Hebrew University and graduate fellow of Wizo’s Women’s Empowerment and Leadership Programme. Mia is also an alumnus of the first Dangoor Senior Leadership Programme for lay and professional leaders in the Jewish community, 2018-2019.

Mia is a trustee of the Coalition for Genocide Response, Director of Stop Uyghur Genocide and is on the advisory council of the World Uyghur Congress UK and Burst the Bubble UK.

Mia is the proud mother of Lyri, Yuval and Daniel and has lived in the UK since 2004 with her partner Amir.


Salisbury Centre
2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AB

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