Speaking truth to power

HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS

UN TESTIMONY

Sirley Avila Leon

Sirley Avila Leon

Sirley Ávila León is a former delegate of the People’s Assembly of Majibacoa in Cuba. After speaking out on state repression to foreign media, she was nearly killed in a machete attack.

Speeches

  • UN Human Rights Council

    December 8, 2023
  • UN Human Rights Council (39th Session)

    September 24, 2018
UN Watch

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