Media Mentions of 2020 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

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CNN article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 International Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh: “Iranian women’s rights activist: ‘Don’t wait for anyone to hand you your rights'”

Time Magazine article quoting spokeswoman for Saudi political prisoner Raif Badawi, Elham Manea: “‘We Are Very Worried.’ Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi’s Family Say They Have Not Heard From Him In Over a Month”

Newsweek article quoting Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham: “Coronavirus Would Be ‘Disastrous’ For China’s Muslim Concentration Camp Prisoners And The World Might Never Find Out, Uighur Activist Warns”

Reuters article on leading Mauritanian campaigner against slavery and 2020 Moral Courage Award recipient Biram Dah Abeid: “Activists warn over slavery as Mauritania joins U.N. human rights council”

Agence France Presse article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 International Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh: “Iranian headscarf campaigner calls for vote boycott”

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”

Germany’s Deutsche Welle article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original German: “Iranian fighter against Islamic veil wins human rights award”

Germany’s Deutsche Welle article on Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham, in original German: “List of captures Uighurs in China ‘makes me shudder'”

France’s L’Obs article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original French: “Iranian feminist opponent denounces ‘hopeless’ elections”

France’s L’Opinion article on Cuban human rights lawyer Laritza Diversent, in original French: “The European Union could do much more for human rights in Cuba”

Spain’s EFE newswire article on Cuban human rights lawyer Lartiza Diversent, in original Spanish: “EU makes ‘big mistake’ in excluding civil society from its dialogue with Cuba”

Radio Television Suisse interview (audio) with Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original French: “Shaparak Shajarizadeh, guilty of removing her veil in Iran.”

Swiss German Radio interview with Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham, in original German: “Suppression of the Uighurs: Ilham’s d search for her missing father”

Geneva’s Le Temps article on Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham, in original French: “New Evidence of Repression in Xinjiang”

Geneva’s Tribune de Geneve article on Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham, in original French: “Uighur prisoners exposed to the virus”

Switzerland’s Radiotelevisione svizzera article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original Italian: “Activist Shaparak Shajarizadeh: ‘The Tehran regime continues to kill opponents. There is no respect for human rights.'”

Zurich’s Tages Anzeiger article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original German: “The West is letting Iranian women down”

Zurich’s Blick article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original German: “Shaparak Shajarizadeh tore off her headscarf in Tehran”

Sweden’s Svenska Dagbladet article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original Swedish: “Criticized ministers who wore veil: ‘Outrageous'”

Public Radio International article on Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham: “New data on China’s detention of Uighurs: ‘They could charge you for anything'”

Canada’s Maclean’s Magazine article noting speakers at the 2020 Geneva Summit ahead of the U.N. Human Rights Council: “The UN, where rights abusers get to be on the human rights council”

Belgium’s La Libre article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original French: “Shaparak Shajarizadeh has removed her veil in Iran: ‘After 40 years of silence, it was time to have a voice”

Belgium’s L’Echo article on Iranian rights activist and 2020 Women’s Rights Award recipient Shaparak Shajarizadeh, in original French: “The resistance of women is daily in Iran”