Fiancé of Neda, Iran’s Slain ‘Angel of Freedom,’ Heading to Geneva Rights Summit

PRESS RELEASE Caspian Makan to protest Iranian government brutality Source: Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy (http://www.genevasummit.org) GENEVA, March 2, 2010 — One day after Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki told the UN in Geneva that President Ahmadinejad’s June …

NGOs Announce: Fiancé of Neda, Iran's Slain ‘Angel of Freedom,' Heading to Geneva Rights Summit

 Caspian Makan to protest Iranian government brutality   GENEVA, March 2, 2009 — Caspian Makan, the fiancé of slain Iranian icon Neda Agha Soltan, announced today that he will join other world-famous dissidents as a speaker at next Monday’s Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy, …

Issue 217: The Human Rights Council’s Rogues’ Gallery of Advisors

The New York Times published the op-ed below by Burmese dissident Ko Bo Kyi, one of many human rights heroes who will be gathering on March 8-9, 2010, for the 2nd Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy. In what will be the largest pro-democracy event of the year at the UN Human Rights Council, …

Day Before Ahmadinejad to Address UN Racism Conference, Iranian Ex-Prisoner Ahmed Batebi to Appear at NGO Human Rights Summit

PRESS RELEASE Geneva Human Rights Summit on April 19th Geneva, Switzerland – The day before Iran’s President Ahmadinejad addresses the UN Durban Review Conference on discrimination, a well-known ex-prisoner of the regime will address a historic NGO human rights gathering to call attention to the human rights …