Press releases

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Rights award goes to Maldives’ ousted leader Mohamed Nasheed, human rights icon

25 NGOs Give Rights Award to Ex-Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed Nasheed thanks Amal Clooney, human rights lawyer, for helping to free him Mohamed Nasheed today received the 2017 Geneva Summit [...]

Russia to be Spotlighted at U.N. as Relatives of Top Dissidents Gather in Geneva to Testify

  Russia to be Spotlighted at U.N. as Relatives of Top Dissidents Gather in Geneva to Testify Zhanna Nemtsova is pictured above with her late father Boris Nemtsov, the former Deputy PM of [...]

Venezuela y Cuba estarán en la mira de la ONU en reunión de presos políticos

  Venezuela y Cuba estarán en la mira de la ONU en reunión de presos políticos Tras ser liberado hace tres semanas de la cárcel en Cuba, el artista y [...]

Venezuela, Cuba Under U.N. Spotlight as Political Prisoners Gather

  Venezuela, Cuba Under U.N. Spotlight as Political Prisoners Gather Just released from Cuban prison 3 weeks ago, artist and dissident Danilo Maldonado (aka El Sexto) will be in Geneva [...]

25 NGOs Announce 2017 Int’l Women’s Rights Award to Ex-ISIS Sex Slave Turned Activist

  25 NGOs Announce 2017 International Women's Rights Award to Yazidi Teen Who Escaped ISIS Sex Slavery & Now Fights Back Human rights event of the year on Feb. 21 [...]

Turkey to be Placed Under International Spotlight at Human Rights Summit for its Crackdown on Freedom of the Press

  Turkey to be Placed Under International Spotlight at Human Rights Summit for its Crackdown on Freedom of the Press  Can Dündar, one of Turkey's most prominent journalists, was forced into [...]

Ailing Iranian political prisoner’s husband to testify at U.N. for rights summit

  Plight of Iran's Most Famous Political Prisoner to be Spotlighted in U.N. Testimony as Journalist Husband Heads to Geneva Summit  Political prisoner Narges Mohammadi, one of Iran's most venerated [...]

Vietnamese Dissident Released After 6 Years in Prison, Will Address U.N. at Geneva Human Rights Summit

Vietnamese Dissident Released After 6 Years in Prison, Will Address U.N. at Geneva Human Rights Summit 25 NGOs to host high-profile activists testifying on urgent human rights situations in Iran, [...]

Investigator of Philippines President to Speak at U.N., Address Dissidents’ Gathering

  Investigator of Philippines President to Speak at U.N., Address Dissidents' Gathering High-profile activists to testify on human rights in Russia, Turkey, Tibet, Saudi Arabia, North Korea, Iran & more [...]

Ousted Maldives President to Headline Geneva Human Rights Summit on Eve of UNHRC Ministerial Meeting

Ousted Maldives President to Headline Geneva Human Rights Summit on Eve of UNHRC Ministerial Meeting Also featuring prominent dissidents from Russia, Turkey, Tibet, and more   Ex-Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was brutally [...]