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 at the opening session of our 8th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.

Below are some of the highlights from his speech.

“Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy will shine a light on some of the darkness of human rights violations and conditions around the world”

“I hope that the 8th Geneva Summit for Human Rights will not only draw the world’s attention to human rights violations but also, and most importantly, to urge governments and world leaders to take actions for the victims”

“There is no doubt that we meet at a critical time in the history of human rights”

“Please keep in mind that you are not alone in your fight.”

 

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