Ukrainian human rights lawyer to speak at Amherst College

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)– A Ukrainian human rights lawyer will be the guest of Amherst College as part of their commencement activities.

Oleksandra Matviichuk, head of Ukraine’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning Center for Civil Liberties (CCL) will be honored for her work as part of the college’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 28

Matviichuk will also be speaking at 1 p.m. in Johnson Chapel on Saturday, May 27. The topic of her address is “No Peace Without Justice.” This event is free and open to the public.