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Public Radio International article on Uighur rights activist Jewher Ilham

New data on China's detention of Uighurs: 'They could charge you for anything' The World Staff - February 18, 2020 Click here to see the original article Jewher Ilham, daughter [...]

Memory Banda Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Memory Banda, leading Malawian rights activist fighting to end child marriage and harmful practices against girls, recipient of the International Youth Student Award and the UN’s Young Activist Award, addressed [...]

Laritza Diversent Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Laritza Diversent, Cuban lawyer, journalist, and human rights defender who serves as Executive Director of the nonprofit Cubalex, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Yavuz Aydin Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Yavuz Aydin, Turkish judge purged by President Erdogan now living in exile, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed by the [...]

Pete Pattison Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Pete Pattison, award-winning investigative journalist who reports on labor exploitation and modern forms of slavery around the world, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — [...]

Nury Turkel Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Nury Turkel, attorney and Uyghur rights advocate who co-founded the Uyghur Human Rights Project, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed [...]

Kaveh Shahrooz Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Kaveh Shahrooz, lawyer, writer and human rights activist who led a recent successful effort to convince Canada's parliament to recognize the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran as crimes [...]

Lyubov Sobol Speaks at 2020 Geneva Summit

Lyubov Sobol, Russian lawyer, anti-corruption activist and leader of the pro-democracy movement, addressed the 12th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy — see quotes below, followed by the [...]

25 NGOs Announce 2020 Courage Award for Mauritanian Anti-Slavery Activist

GENEVA, February 18, 2020 – An international coalition of 25 human rights organizations will today award a prestigious international human rights prize to Biram Dah Abeid, a descendant of former slaves who has been called [...]

TODAY: Iranian Activist & Former Political Prisoner to Win International Women’s Rights Award

GENEVA, February 18, 2020 – An international coalition of 25 human rights organizations will today present a prestigious international women's rights award to Shaparak Shajarizadeh, a prominent Iranian women's rights activist who was jailed, [...]