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GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Denise Ho (GS’20)

Denise Ho is an award-winning Hong Kong-based singer, and actress, as well as a pro-democracy and LGBTQ rights activist.  Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor's Note: Denise Ho (GS’20) is a [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Shaparak Shajarizadeh (GS’20)

Shaparak Shajarizadeh is a former Iranian political prisoner and activist for women’s rights in Iran and around the world. She received the International Women's Rights Award at the 12th Annual Geneva Summit [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Yang Jianli (GS’10)

Dr. Yang Jianli, Chinese dissident, former political prisoner, Tiananmen Square massacre survivor and President of Citizen Power Initiatives for China, speaks at the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy. [...]

12th Geneva Summit: In the News

Media Mentions of 2020 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy For videos, photos, transcripts, media mentions, quotes, and more, click here. CNN article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 [...]

The Guardian article on son of Vietnamese political prisoner Dennis Chau

Family of retired Sydney baker jailed in Vietnam say Australia needs to do more Ben Doherty - March 1, 2020 Click here to see the original article  Sydney man Chau [...]

Reuters article on leading Mauritanian campaigner against slavery and 2020 Moral Courage Award

Activists warn over slavery as Mauritania joins U.N. human rights council Nellie Peyton - February 26, 2020 Click here to see the original article Slavery is a historical practice in [...]

CNN article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 International Women’s Rights Award

Iranian women's rights activist: 'Don't wait for anyone to hand you your rights' Melissa Mahtani - February 26, 2020 Click here to see the original article (CNN)She may just have [...]

Belgium’s L’Echo article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award

"La résistance des femmes est quotidienne en Iran" Caroline Azad - February 22, 2020 Click here to see the original article Rencontre avec la militante iranienne Shaparak Shajarizadeh. Elle a [...]

Spain’s EFE newswire article on Cuban human rights lawyer Lartiza Diversent

La UE comete un “gran error” al excluir a la sociedad civil de su diálogo con Cuba Isabel Saco - February 21, 2020 Click here to see the original article [...]

France’s L’Obs article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award

Iran: une opposante féministe dénonce des élections "sans espoir" L'Obs with AFP - February 20, 2020 Click here to see the original article Genève (AFP) - Elle a cru le [...]