Revolution in the Middle East with Mahmoud Salem, Lina Ben Mhenni, Charles Super, Dalia Ziada, Mohammed Eljahmi

A panel including Tunisian blogger and activist, Lina Ben Mhenni; award-winning Egyptian blogger, activist, and writer, Mahmoud Salem; journalist and international affairs commentator specializing in Middle Eastern history and politics, Charles Super; and one of Egypt’s leading human rights activists, Executive Director of the Center for Middle East and East Mediterranean Studies, and Chairperson of the Liberal Democracy Institute, Dalia Ziada, address the 3rd Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks.


Full remarks

Speakers and Participants

Charles Super

Journalist and international affairs commentator, specializing in the Middle East

Dalia Ziada

Egyptian activist fighting for human rights and civil freedoms in the Arab World


Human Rights

Introduction with Hillel Neuer

International lawyer, diplomat and Executive Director of UN Watch, Hillel Neuer delivers opening remarks at the 4th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see below for full prepared remarks. Full remarks Ladies and gentlemen, welcome, my name is Hillel Neuer. I’m the Executive Director of UN watch. I have the honour

United Nations

Welcome with Hillel Neuer

Hillel Neuer, international lawyer, diplomat, activist and Executive Director of UN Watch, addresses the 8th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks. On the dream of the founders of the UN Commission on Human Rights: “Seventy years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt

Human Rights

Bloggers for Freedom with Nazanin Afshin-Jam, Bart Woord, Pavel Marozau, Esra'a Al Shafei

A panel including former Secretary General of the International Federation of Liberal Youth (IFLRY), Bart Woord; Belarusian and Estonian civic activist, media manager, and web producer, Pavel Marozau; international human rights activist and President and co-founder of Stop Child Executions, Nazanin Afshin-Jam; and dissident blogger from Bahrein creating virtual spaces