Supporting Political Prisoners with Jewher Ilham, Irwin Cotler, Elham Manea, Dennis Chau

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Speakers and Participants

Irwin Cotler

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

Jewher Ilham

Author, rights activist, and daughter of Uyghur scholar sentenced to life in prison for promoting peace

Elham Manea

Professor of Middle East affairs and family spokesperson for Raif Badawi


Political Prisoners

The Political Pandemic: Resurgent Global Authoritarianism with Irwin Cotler

Professor Irwin Cotler, Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, addresses the 13th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks. On rising authoritarianism: “We are witnessing…a global political