Chen Guangcheng at the 2014 Geneva Summit for Human Rights

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Blind Chinese dissident and recipient of the 2014 Geneva Courage Award, Chen Guangcheng, spoke on the importance of human rights activism against Chinese governmental oppression at the  6th annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy.
Full speech below at 02:54:13 minute mark:

Extracts:

  • “It doesn’t matter if you’re in Tokyo or Washington DC., you can help activists and those who are oppressed to fight for human rights.”
  • “The problem is that we do not have enough confidence. If we do this China will change…I am sure that China will change and that I will be able to get back to China.”