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PANEL 1 / Human Rights and Security / What Price Human Rights?

International conference in honour of the laureate of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize / 11 October 2017 / Prague Crossroads | Most western countries adopt legal and administrative measures in the face of a series of terrorist attacks against civilian targets. What is the appropriate balance between the legitimate goal of protecting the civilian population and the preservation of liberties and rights that are at the core of liberal democracy? CHAIR: Tomáš Pojar – Vice President for International Relations of the Prague-based CEVRO Institute | PANELISTS: Eva Romancovová – Head of the Strategic Project Operations Section at the Department of Security Policy of the Czech Ministry of the Interior (Czech Republic), Joshua Muravchik – Writer and Specialist on U.S. Foreign Policy, Distinguished Fellow at the World Affairs Institute (USA)