Exceptional: Loreen is a Eurovision winner interested in human rights defenders

May 28, 2012

Loreen supports human rights

Photo: Stian Skaget

It is right to congratulate Loreen as she was the only of the contesting artists who stood up for human rights. During her visit to Baku she visited human rights defenders at risk during a meeting the NGO Civil Rights Defenders arranged. The Government of Azerbaijan may have tried to downplay the issue by saying that music and human rights have to be separate but that did not work.

http://www.civilrightsdefenders.org/news/loreen-is-a-winner/

See more pictures from Loreen’s meetings with human rights defenders in Azerbaijan, on Civil Rights Defenders Facebook page

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