Anne Brasseur

Former President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Political Prisoners

Irwin Cotler

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


Tom Gross

Journalist and Middle East expert

Saudi Arabia

Ensaf Haidar

Human rights activist and wife of Saudi political prisoner Raif Badawi

Human Rights

Joan Hoey

Editor, Democracy Index, Economist Intelligence Unit


Julieta López

Aunt of imprisoned Venezuelan opposition leader, Leopoldo López

Human Rights

Alfred Moses

Chair of UN Watch, former U.S. Ambassador to Romania, Special Presidential Envoy for the Cyprus Conflict, Special Counsel to President Jimmy Carter


Darya Safai

Belgian MP and Iranian women’s rights activist

Human Rights

David Trimble

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Member of British House of Lords


Christopher Walker

Vice-President, Studies and Analysis, National Endowment for Democracy

North Korea

Lee Young-guk

Former bodyguard to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il