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Speakers

Nazanin Afshin-Jam

Iranian-born Canadian human rights advocate and co-founder of Stop Child Executions

Ali Al Ahmed

Saudi scholar, writer, public speaker and expert on Saudi political affairs

Waad al-Kateab

Syrian refugee and award-winning documentary filmmaker on the conflict in Syria

Abdalaziz Alhamza

Award-winning Syrian journalist, co-founder of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

Nimco Ali

Award-winning women’s rights activist and campaigner against FGM

Masih Alinejad

Award-winning Iranian freelance journalist and creator of ‘My Stealthy Freedom’ project encouraging women to post photos without headscarves

Luis Almagro

Secretary General of the Organization of American States, former Foreign Minister of Uruguay

Diego Arria

Former Venezuelan Ambassador to the UN and President of the Security Council

Rayhan Asat

Uyghur activist, sister of Ekpar Asat who was disappeared by China

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