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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. [...]

Rosa Orozco Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Rosa Orozco, mother of student Geraldine Moreno killed by the Venezuelan National Guard while protesting against the government in February 2014, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights [...]

Denise Ho Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Denise Ho, award-winning Hong Kong-based singer, actress and pro-democracy and LGBTQ rights activist, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed by [...]

Memory Banda Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Memory Banda, leading Malawian rights activist fighting to end child marriage and harmful practices against girls, recipient of the International Youth Student Award and the UN’s Young Activist Award, addressed [...]

Laritza Diversent Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Laritza Diversent, Cuban lawyer, journalist, and human rights defender who serves as Executive Director of the nonprofit Cubalex, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Yavuz Aydin Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Yavuz Aydin, Turkish judge purged by President Erdogan now living in exile, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed by the [...]

Pete Pattison Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Pete Pattison, award-winning investigative journalist who reports on labor exploitation and modern forms of slavery around the world, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Nury Turkel Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Nury Turkel, attorney and Uyghur rights advocate who co-founded the Uyghur Human Rights Project, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed [...]