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China, Syria, Turkey, Cuba, Pakistan Scrutinized at Virtual Geneva Rights Summit

Rayhan Asat, a Uyghur activist who was one of the speakers today at the virtual 2021 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, testified about her brother Ekpar Asat [...]

Gulalai Ismail speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Gulalai Ismail, prominent Pakistani women’s rights activist and former political prisoner who escaped the country received 2021 International Women's Rights Award and addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human [...]

Irwin Cotler speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Professor Irwin Cotler, Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human [...]

Panel on the Fragility of Freedom and Democracy at 2021 Geneva Summit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_334EJBs3Y&list=PLEROZzfJlmcTJxiaPgzFchxW2Hvd6wnla&index=4 Full transcript Moderator: Earlier this year, the whole world was reminded of just how fragile democracy is. We all saw the scenes on television of rioters here in the [...]

Can Dündar speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Can Dündar, leading Turkish journalist who was arrested, jailed and forced into exile for his reporting on Erdogan’s government, addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy [...]

Nathan Law speaks at 2021 Geneva Summit

Nathan Law, former member of Hong Kong Legislative Council and leader of 2014 Umbrella Movement who fled arrest and is now in exile, addressed the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for [...]

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 [...]