Join the Human Rights Foundation for an afternoon of inspiring talks and  performances featuring some of the world’s bravest activists — a  masterclass in the struggle for freedom around the globe.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Masih Alinejad, irrepressible Iranian journalist and women’s rights activist founder of My Stealthy Freedom, an online movement opposed to the mandatory dress code, and the #whitewednesdays protest campaign.
  • Thae Yong-Ho, the highest ranking diplomat to ever defect from North Korea, considered #1 on the Kim regime assassination list.
  • Denise Ho, Cantopop singer, prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy protester, and LGBTQI activist.
  • Evan Mawarire, Zimbabwean civil rights activist, pastor, and leader of the #ThisFlag movement that ultimately brought down dictator Robert Mugabe.
  • Garry Kasparov, HRF chairman, chess grandmaster, and outspoken democracy activist from Russia.
  • Aric Toler, digital researcher focused on unmasking Russian assassins, documenting chemical weapons attacks, and marshaling investigative journalism to expose human rights violations.
  • Pete Pattison, award-winning investigative journalist who uncovered the slave labor at the heart of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
  • Gustavo Tovar, former leader of the Venezuelan student movement and celebrated human rights advocate and film director.
October 23, 2019
2:00 PM
The Town Hall
123 W 43rd St
New York, NY 10036
Human Rights Foundation
Save to Calendar 2019-10-23 14:00:00 2019-10-23 14:00:00 America/New_York Oslo Freedom Forum Join the Human Rights Foundation for an afternoon of inspiring talks and  performances featuring some of the world’s bravest activists — a  masterclass in the struggle for freedom around the globe. Confirmed speakers include: * Masih Alinejad, irrepressible Iranian journalist and women’s rights activist founder of My Stealthy Freedom, an online movement opposed to the mandatory dress code, and the #whitewednesdays protest campaign. * Thae Yong-Ho, the highest ranking diplomat to ever defect from North Korea, considered #1 on the Kim regime assassination list. * Denise Ho, Cantopop singer, prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy protester, and LGBTQI activist. * Evan Mawarire, Zimbabwean civil rights activist, pastor, and leader of the #ThisFlag movement that ultimately brought down dictator Robert Mugabe. * Garry Kasparov, HRF chairman, chess grandmaster, and outspoken democracy activist from Russia. * Aric Toler, digital researcher focused on unmasking Russian assassins, documenting chemical weapons attacks, and marshaling investigative journalism to expose human rights violations. * Pete Pattison, award-winning investigative journalist who uncovered the slave labor at the heart of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. * Gustavo Tovar, former leader of the Venezuelan student movement and celebrated human rights advocate and film director. The Town Hall, 123 W 43rd St New York, NY 10036 Human Rights Foundation
Type
Talks & Lectures
Fee 
$10+