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GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Dennis Chau (GS’20)

Dennis Chau is the son of Chau Van Kham, a 72-year-old Vietnamese-Australian arrested by Vietnam authorities in 2019 for promoting democracy. Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor’s Note: In [...]

25 Human Rights NGOs Announce Jailed Russian Dissident as 2021 Courage Award Winner

GENEVA, April 19, 2021 – A cross-regional coalition of 25 human rights organizations announced today that its prestigious international human rights award will go this year to Alexey Navalny, a political prisoner in Russia [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Maria Alejandra Aristeguieta (GS’20)

Maria Alejandra Aristeguieta is the former Ambassador-designate in Switzerland of Venezuela interim President Juan Guaido.  Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor’s Note: More than having a meticulous and full understanding of [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Dr. Elham Manea (GS’20)

Dr. Elham Manea is a Middle East scholar, writer, and advocate for Saudi political prisoner Raif Badawi. Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor’s Note: Dr. Elham Manea (GS'20) stands out in the [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Evan Mawarire (GS’18)

Pastor Evan Mawarire at the 2018 Geneva Summit speaking on his fight to challenge corruption, injustice and poverty in Zimbabwe.  Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor’s note: Just a few years [...]

GS Speaker Spotlight: Q&A with Bill Browder (GS’18)

Bill Browder is the man behind the Magnitsky Act, leading the global campaign to sanction highly corrupt officials and human rights abusers around the world. Interviewed by Hilary Miller. Editor’s [...]

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 [...]