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Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit

PRESS RELEASE Human Rights Heroes Address UN Rights Summit Dissidents spotlight abuses in Russia, Iran, Cuba, Turkey, Zimbabwe China, Pakistan, Congo, North Korea, Venezuela, Vietnam - Women's Rights Award to Congolese activist [...]

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 [...]

Golog Jigme Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Golog Jigme, Tibetan monk and human rights activist jailed and tortured by China for making 2008 documentary "Leaving Fear Behind," addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human [...]

Julienne Lusenge Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit – Main Event

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Congolese activist Julienne Lusenge who fights rape as a weapon of war today was awarded the 2018 Women's Rights Award and addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for [...]

Farida Abbas Khalaf Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Freed Yazidi ISIS slave and author of "The Girl Who Beat ISIS," Farida Abbas Khalaf, addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes [...]

Lam Wing-kee Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Bookseller Lam Wing-kee, abducted by Chinese authorities for selling politically sensitive books in Hong Kong today addressed the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see [...]

Taha Siddiqui Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Pakistani journalist and social media activist, Taha Siddiqui, who narrowly escaped a recent abduction attempt, addresses the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see [...]

Yang Jianli Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit – Main Event

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Chinese dissident and former political prisoner Yang Jianli today addressed the main session of 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below. For links [...]

Effy Nguyen Speaks at 2018 Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 20, 2018 – Nguyen Trung Trong Nghia (otherwise known as "Effy Nguyen"), 22-year-old Vietnamese video blogger and son of detained Vietnamese human rights defender and pastor addressed the 10th Geneva [...]