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Julieta Lopez accepts Geneva Summit Courage Award 2016 on behalf of nephew Leopoldo Lopez

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcnsZBTAm-o GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Julieta Lopez, the aunt of Latin America's best-known prisoner of conscience, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, today accepted the 2016 Geneva Summit Courage Award [...]

Ensaf Haidar at Geneva Summit: Wife of Raif Badawi, Saudi blogger currently in jail, 2015 Laureate of the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwiLOtmd2xo GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Ensaf Haidar is the wife of Raif Badawi -- a Saudi blogger and current Laureate of numerous awards, including the prestigious European Parliament's Sakharov [...]

Professor Jan Ilhan Kizilhan accepts Geneva Summit International Women’s Rights Award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhRmdhwd8Ok GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Professor Dr. Dr. Jan Ilhan Kizilhan is a German psychologist who has helped to repair the shattered and broken lives of countless Yezidi women [...]

Vian Dakhil accepts Geneva Summit International Women’s Rights Award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9MOvQ1SIUI GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Vian Dakhil, an Iraqi parliamentarian and one of only two Yazidi MPs (the only Yazidi woman MP), received a standing ovation today as she [...]

Lord David Trimble at Geneva Summit: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, member of the British House of Lords, former First Minister of Northern Ireland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMReZ50LVM4 GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Lord David Trimble, a key broker in the Good Friday agreement which brought to a close decades of bloody sectarian violence in Northern Ireland, [...]

Svitlana Zalishchuk at Geneva Summit: Ukrainian MP, Steering Committee of World Movement for Democracy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxXCEGTgyp4 GENEVA, February 23, 2016 -- Ukrainian MP Svitlana Zalishchuk, who was influential in the 2013 EuroMaidan Movement in her country, today participated in a panel discussion (video above) on [...]

Ilhan Kyuchyuk at the United Nations for Geneva Summit opening

GENEVA, February 22, 2016 -- Ilhan kyuchyuk, a member of the European Parliament and its Committee on Foreign Affairs, today addressed a room of human rights victims, dissidents and activists [...]

Human Rights Champions Gather at UN to Spotlight Situations in China, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Venezuela & more

Human Rights Champions Gather at UN  to Spotlight Situations in China, Cuba, North Korea, Eritrea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Venezuela & more UN opening session sponsored by U.S., Canada & Czech [...]

Community of Democracies Secretary-General Maria Leissner at UN for Geneva Summit opening

GENEVA, February 22, 2016 -- United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council today addressed a room of human rights victims, dissidents and activists at the opening session [...]

Ambassadors of the United States, Czech Republic and Canada at the Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 22, 2016 -- The Ambassadors of the United States, the Czech Republic and Canada today addressed a room full of human rights victims, dissidents and activists at the [...]