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Ambassador András Simonyi speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Ambassador András Simonyi, political commentator and former ambassador of Hungary to the U.S., addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy as a panelist on the Fragility [...]

Rayhan Asat speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Rayhan Asat, Uighur activist and attorney and sister of Ekpar Asat who was abducted by Chinese authorities, addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy - see [...]

Waad Al-Kateab speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Waad Al-Kateab, Syrian refugee, activist and award-winning filmmaker, addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy - see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks. For links [...]

From Politician to Prisoner: Nathan Law’s Harrowing Journey to Save Hong Kong’s Democracy

Interviewed by David Naftulin.  I spoke with upcoming 2021 Geneva Summit speaker Nathan Law (GS'21), a pioneering Hong Kong activist. Nathan rose to prominence as a leader of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Umbrella Movement in [...]

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 [...]