Dr. Louise Asmal (South Africa) Writer, left activist and anti-apartheid campaigner. Louise Asmal has spent most of her life defending human equality and diginty. Born and brought up in England, her first job was as administrative secretary for the National Council for Civil Liberties in London. After she married a prominent South African professor of Law Kader Asmal, she worked briefly for an Algerian journal, Révolution Africaine, before, unable to go to South Africa, they moved to Ireland. There she helped set up and run the Irish Anti-Apartheid Movement. She was its honorary secretary for some 25 years. In 2007 she received an honorary doctorate in law from Trinity College Dublin for her work with the IAAM and the Canon Collins Trust. She continues to take a keen interest in human rights and sits on the board of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation as well as the FHR. Louise is co- author of “Reconcilation Through Truth-Reckoning of Appartied´s Criminal Governance” and” Apartheid South Africa”.