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Dissidents & political prisoners' families gather for summit

Monday, 25 March 2019, 9:26 am | Geneva Summit

Dissidents & political prisoners' families gather for 2019 Geneva Summit for Human Rights More >>

Russian Dissident, Twice Poisoned, Wins Courage Award

Monday, 5 February 2018, 9:45 pm | Geneva Summit

GENEVA, February 5, 2018 – A coalition of 25 non-governmental human rights groups announced today that leading Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza, who nearly died after being poisoned twice in Moscow, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Courage ... More >>

World-Renowned Tiananmen Square Dissident at Geneva Summit

Tuesday, 15 March 2011, 11:49 am | Geneva Summit

Yang Jianli, the world-renowned Chinese dissident and survivor of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, will join other former prisoners of conscience tomorrow for the third annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy . Dr. Yang, who served ... More >>

Iran stoning case lawyer heading to Geneva rights summit

Thursday, 10 March 2011, 10:12 am | Geneva Summit

GENEVA - The Iranian lawyer of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the 43 year old mother of two who was sentenced to death by stoning on charges of adultery, will join other prominent human rights defenders at the third annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights ... More >>

Dissidents Urge UN Against Cyber-Censorship

Saturday, 13 March 2010, 11:16 am | Geneva Summit

Cites Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam issidents Issue Call for Internet Freedom More >>

Iran's Slain ‘Angel of Freedom’

Wednesday, 3 March 2010, 5:49 pm | Geneva Summit

GENEVA, March 2, 2010 -- One day after Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told the UN in Geneva that President Ahmadinejad's June election was "an exemplary exhibition of democracy and freedom," Caspian Makan, the fiancé of slain Iranian ... More >>

 

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