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Children of Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi to Testify at UN Human Rights Forum

GENEVA, March 24, 2019 — The family of prominent political prisoner Raif Badawi will put Saudi Arabia in the hot seat at a shadow human rights summit that will take place at the [...]

Jailed Myanmar Journalists To Be Honored at Geneva Rights Summit

GENEVA, March 22, 2019 – Jailed Reuters journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Ko Wa Lone will be honored at an international human rights summit next week in Geneva, Switzerland, before an estimated crowd of 800 [...]

Fred and Cindy Warmbier Speak at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Fred and Cindy Warmbier, parents of American student Otto Warmbier imprisoned and tortured in North Korea, today addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Vladimir Kara-Murza Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit – Main Event

GENEVA, February 19, 2018 – Russian democracy dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza today received the Geneva Summit Courage Award and addressed the main session of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Kenneth Bae Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Kenneth Bae, survivor of North Korean gulag and longest-held American prisoner in North Korea, today addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes [...]

Maryam Malekpour Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Maryam Malekpour, sister of Saeed Malekpour, Iranian developer serving life sentence in Evin prison on spurious charges, addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and [...]

Maziar Bahari Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit – Main Event

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Journalist and filmmaker Maziar Bahari, who was jailed and tortured by Iran, today addressed the main session of the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Maryam Nayeb Yazdi Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Human rights activist Maryam Nayeb Yazdi, founder of Persian2English.com, a website documenting Iranian human rights violations and co-founder of Oslo Women's Rights Initiative, today addressed [...]

Kasha Jacqueline Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Ugandan LGBT activist and founder and director of Freedom and Roam Uganda, Kasha Jacqueline, addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes [...]

Antonio Ledezma Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Antonio Ledezma, Venezuelan opposition leader and political prisoner who escaped in November 2017, addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below. For [...]