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Geneva Summit Recognized as McGill Awards Honorary Doctorate to Hillel Neuer

MONTREAL, June 5, 2018 - McGill University today recognized the important work of the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy when it awarded its highest honor to its founding [...]

Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit

Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit Dissidents spotlight abuses in Russia, Iran, Cuba, Turkey, Zimbabwe China, Pakistan, Congo, North Korea, Venezuela, Vietnam - Women's Rights Award to Congolese activist combating rape [...]

Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit

PRESS RELEASE Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit Dissidents spotlight abuses in Russia, Iran, Cuba, Turkey, Zimbabwe China, Pakistan, Congo, North Korea, Venezuela, Vietnam - Women's Rights Award to Congolese activist [...]

Rights award goes to Maldives’ ousted leader Mohamed Nasheed, human rights icon

25 NGOs Give Rights Award to Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed Nasheed thanks Amal Clooney, human rights lawyer, for helping to free him Mohamed Nasheed today received the 2017 Geneva Summit [...]

Russia to be Spotlighted at U.N. as Relatives of Top Dissidents Gather in Geneva to Testify

  Russia to be Spotlighted at U.N. as Relatives of Top Dissidents Gather in Geneva to Testify Zhanna Nemtsova is pictured above with her late father Boris Nemtsov, the former Deputy PM of [...]

Venezuela y Cuba estarán en la mira de la ONU en reunión de presos políticos

  Venezuela y Cuba estarán en la mira de la ONU en reunión de presos políticos Tras ser liberado hace tres semanas de la cárcel en Cuba, el artista y [...]

Venezuela, Cuba Under U.N. Spotlight as Political Prisoners Gather

  Venezuela, Cuba Under U.N. Spotlight as Political Prisoners Gather Just released from Cuban prison 3 weeks ago, artist and dissident Danilo Maldonado (aka El Sexto) will be in Geneva [...]

25 NGOs Announce 2017 Int’l Women’s Rights Award to Ex-ISIS Sex Slave Turned Activist

  25 NGOs Announce 2017 International Women's Rights Award to Yazidi Teen Who Escaped ISIS Sex Slavery & Now Fights Back Human rights event of the year on Feb. 21 [...]

Turkey to be Placed Under International Spotlight at Human Rights Summit for its Crackdown on Freedom of the Press

  Turkey to be Placed Under International Spotlight at Human Rights Summit for its Crackdown on Freedom of the Press  Can Dündar, one of Turkey's most prominent journalists, was forced into [...]

Ailing Iranian political prisoner’s husband to testify at U.N. for rights summit

  Plight of Iran's Most Famous Political Prisoner to be Spotlighted in U.N. Testimony as Journalist Husband Heads to Geneva Summit  Political prisoner Narges Mohammadi, one of Iran's most venerated [...]