Discussion: The frontier of human rights

Discussion: The frontier of human rights

We invite you to a discussion on "The frontier of human rights" with the participation of :

  • Grażyna Staniszewska
  • Ayad Salih

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The event is part of the 19th WATCH DOCS Traveling Film Festival in Bielsko-Biala and the watchdocstogether.eu project.

Photo copyrights: Robert Łukaszewicz

The discussion is being held with the financial support of the European Union under the European Parliament's communications grant programme.This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. The European Parliament has not been involved in the preparation of the materials; the information provided is not binding on it and it accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information and positions expressed within the framework of the project, which, according to the applicable rules, is the sole responsibility of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights. The European Parliament cannot be held responsible either for direct or indirect damages that may result from the project.

  • Grażyna Staniszewska - senator in the years 1989-2004, member of the European Parliament in 2004-2009, creator of the project "Polish Family - Ukrainian Family" and the Scholarship Foundation KALYNA, responsible for the functioning of the Centre of Foreigners' Integration "myBB". Awarded with the Order of Princess Olga of the Third Degree for cooperation with Ukraine and the Order of St Stephen for actions in favour of Polish-Hungarian cooperation.  
  • Ayad Salih - born in Kurdistan, since 1985 lives in Bielsko-Biała, where he graduated from the Technical University of Łódź. In 2005, he went to Iraq with the Polish military contingent as an interpreter. There he was wounded and received the status of a war veteran. He took part in the UN peacekeeping mission.