Speakers

FGM

Fatou Baldeh

Gambian women’s rights activist and survivor fighting to end Female Genital Mutilation

Uyghur

Abduweli Ayup

Uyghur activist who endured detention by Chinese authorities for advocating Uyghur rights

Nicaragua

Lesther Alemán

Exiled Nicaraguan student leader, former political prisoner

Ukraine

Lisa Yasko

Member of Ukrainian Parliament and founder of the NGO Yellow Blue Strategy

Venezuela

Victor Navarro

Exiled Venezuelan human rights activist and former political prisoner

Iran

Kylie Moore-Gilbert

Australian-British academic freed after two years in Iranian prison as a victim of hostage diplomacy