Minds of the Movement

An ICNC blog on the people and power of civil resistance

Leah Rea

Leah Rea is a PhD candidate in Law at the Transitional Justice Institute, School of Law of Ulster University where she is researching the relationship between constitutional conventions and the progression of human rights. She holds a Master’s degree in Violence, Terrorism and Security, a Master’s degree in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice and a Law degree from Queen’s University Belfast. Leah was accepted into the FEPS Young Academics Network for the 2022-2023 cohort. An alumna of ICNC’s online course on civil resistance, Leah has participated in multiple human rights campaigns in Northern Ireland, and also has experience in student union activism.

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