Programme of the virtual Oslo Freedom Forum 2020 starting 24 September

September 19, 2020

September 24, 2020

Session I (9:00 – 9:45 a.m. EDT)

  • Gulchehra Hoja, Uyghur journalist
  • Mohamed Nagi Alassam, Sudanese doctor and pro-democracy activist
  • Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, Thai opposition leader
  • Musical performance by the Uyghur Ensemble Orchestra

Session II (10:10 – 11:20 a.m. EDT)

  • Masih Alinejad, Iranian journalist and human rights activist
  • Christopher Balding, “Who Owns Huawei?” author and professor
  • Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, Cuban environmentalist and LGBTQ+ rights activist
  • Comedy performance by Ahmed Albasheer, Iraqi comedian and political satirist
  • Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Digital Minister

September 25, 2020

Session III (9:00 – 10:25 a.m. EDT)

  • Fatou Toufah Jallow, Gambian anti-rape activist and survivor
  • Bryan Fogel, Oscar-winning film director
  • Lyudmila Savchuk, Russian investigative journalist
  • Nathan Law, Exiled Hong Kong pro-democracy activist
  • Musical performance by the Uyghur Ensemble Orchestra 

Session IV (10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT)

  • Jack Dorsey, Twitter and Square CEO
  • Eunhee Park, North Korean defector
  • Featured Speaker from Belarus
  • Comedy performance by Shabana Rehman, Pakistani comedian

Havel Prize Ceremony (12:00 – 12:30 p.m.) [see https://humanrightsdefenders.blog/2020/09/18/the-human-rights-foundation-announces-three-recipients-of-the-2020-vaclav-havel-international-prize-for-creative-dissent/]

  • Garry Kasparov, Chess grandmaster and HRF Chairman
  • Musical performance by 2019 Havel Laureate Ramy Essa

You can watch it all live at oslofreedomforum.com and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #OsloFF.

 

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