4th Annual Geneva Summit

March 2012

13

Tuesday

9:00 Opening

  • Dr. Yang Jianli
    President of Initiatives for China, former political prisoner

9:30 Session I: The Struggle for Reform

Chair: Catherine Fiankan-Bokonga, Journalist

11:00 Session II: Defying Totalitarian Regimes

Chair: Guy Mettan, President, Suisse Press Club and Geneva MP

———————— 12:30 Networking Lunch ————————

14:00 Session III: Blasphemy Laws & Honour Killings 

Chair: Tom Gross, Journalist and International Affairs commentator, specializing in the Middle East

16:30 Massacre in Syria: Victim Testimonies

Chair: Saba Farzan, Freelance Journalist

  • Hadeel Kouki
    20-year-old Syrian activist, brutally tortured in prison
  • Jacques Bérès
    War surgeon who just came back from Homs

———————— 17:30 Conclusion ————————

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