Invitation to the side event on "Freedom on Peaceful Assembly"

  • 17.09.2012
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The Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty and the Open Dialog Foundation are pleased to invite you to the side-event on:

Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

Monday, 17 September 2012, 15.00-17.00

Room XXIV, Palais des Nations

 

Among our guest panelists will be lawyers, human rights defenders and journalists, who will discuss recent cases of violations of freedom of assembly in selected countries, including Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, and Vietnam.

Introduction 

- Antonio Stango, member of the General Council, Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty

The situation in Kazakhstan

- Yevgeniy Zhovtis, human rights defender

- Zhanar Kasymbekova, journalist of the newspaper “Respublika”

- Aliya Turusbekova, wife of Vladimir Kozlov, leader of party “Alga!”

- Lyudmyla Kozlovska, Vice-President, Open Dialogue Foundation

 

The situation in the Russian Federation

- Lev Ponomariov, human rights defender

The situation in the People’s Republic of China

- June Guo Liao, global editor-in-chief of Chinese and multi-language newspaper “Epoch Times” 

The situation in Vietnam

- Penelope Faulkner, Vice-President of “Quê Me: Action for Democracy in Vietnam”

- Kok Ksor, President of the Montagnard Foundation, Vietnam / United States

- Vo Van Ai, Chairman of “Quê Me: Action for Democracy in Vietnam”, Vice-President for Asia of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Nonviolent Radical Party, Transnational and Transparty

Via di Torre Argentina, 76 – 00186 Rome, Italy – Tel. (+39) 06689791 – www.radicalparty.org

Contact person in Geneva: Antonio Stango – tel. (mobile) + 39 3487296708