Issue 562: UN Watch-led Geneva Summit for Human Rights to Turn Global Spotlight on Gross Abuses Worldwide

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On the eve of the UN Human Rights Council’s 2016 session,
courageous champions of human rights from around the world
will unite to place urgent situations on the international agenda. 

Please join us.

February 23, 2016
Centre International de Conférences Genève
17 rue de Varembé, 1202 Geneva

Registration is free but mandatory:
www.genevasummit.org

English-French interpretation provided
Interprétation simultanée en français

Featuring:

 viandakhil05Saving Yazidi Women from ISIS Enslavement
Vian Dakhil, only female Yazidi Member of the Iraqi Parliament, leading activist to rescue Yazidis from ISIS rape and enslavement.
 leeyoungguk03Kim Jong Il’s Bodyguard: North Korea’s Center of Power
Lee Young-guk spent 10 years as bodyguard to Kim Jong Il before defecting. After he was discovered trying to escape, Lee was arrested and sent to a tortuous political camp from which he finally did successfully escape to South Korea.
ensafWorld’s Most Famous Political Prisoner
Ensaf Haidar, wife of Raif Badawi, jailed Saudi blogger, world’s most famous political prisoner
 jigmegolog02Tibetan Monk: Jailed & Tortured in China
Tibetan monk Golog Jigme imprisoned and tortured in China for working on a documentary which gives voice to the Tibetan people.
 caprilesVenezuela’s Political Prisoners
Mitzy Capriles, wife of Caracas mayor Antonio Ledezma, in jail on politically-motivated charges
 kizilhanHealing the Women Scarred by ISIS
Jan Ilhan Kizilhan, German psychologist who operates a clinic for Yazidi, Christian and Shiite women raped and enslaved by ISIS

And many more…

Register now:  www.genevasummit.org

ORGANIZED BY AN INTERNATIONAL NGO COALITION

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