Speakers

Angela Wu

Scholar and practitioner of international religious liberty law

Brett Schaefer

Senior Research Fellow in International Regulatory Affairs at the Heritage Foundation

Pavel Marozau

Belarusian and Estonian civic activist, media manager, and web producer

Bart Woord

Former Secretary General of the International Federation of Liberal Youth

Burma

Soe Aung

Soe Aung is a Burmese dissident activist who was involved in the 1988 people’s uprising in Burma and has remained active outside of his country now for 20 years campaigning for freedom.

Iran

Nazanin Afshin-Jam

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

Iran

Ahmad Batebi

Iranian human rights activist and founder of Human Rights Activists in Iran

Political Prisoners

Irwin Cotler

International Chair of Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, former Minister of Justice & Attorney General of Canada

Burma

Ko Bo Kyi

Burmese activist and former political prisoner, founder of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners