Way forward for human rights defenders
Criminalisation and repression of human rights defenders is not the right way forward for Europe. Watch the video of the panel debate here!
Wednesday, 09 September 2015, by Human Rights House Network (HRHN)
The Human Rights House Network's 20th Anniversary panel discussiontook place at Litteraturhuset in Oslo Wednesday 9 September:
Moderated by Riz Khan, international journalist, prominent media professional, television host and author who rose to prominence as a journalist for BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera English.
- Sanja Sarnavka, B.a.B.e., Human Rights House Zagreb
Prominent women’s rights defender who is a leading figure in Croatian civil society.
- Maina Kiai, United Nations Special Rapporteur
Defining figure of Kenya’s human rights community and an outspoken UN figure.
- Emin Milli, Meydan TV
Former political prisoner in Azerbaijan, now building a media outlet that stands against repression.
- Prof. Bernt Hagtvet, University of Oslo
Specialist on authoritarian regimes, European politics, extremist movements and human rights.
Board Member, Human Rights House Foundation.
Opening remarks by Olemic Thommessen, President of the Norwegian Parliament, politician and civil society actor who has been involved in culture, human rights, and democracy for three decades.
Wednesday 9 September 2015
Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo 2nd Floor Amalie Skram Room
Human Rights House Network (HRHN)