The Wei Jingsheng Foundation is pleased to host the second “Human Rights Without Borders” exhibition and award ceremony of the “Human Rights and Freedom Defender” Prize, which will be awarded to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Mr. Robert L. Bernstein, for their decades-long devotion and effort to improve human rights and freedom all over the world, including China. Members of Congress, as well as members of human rights organizations, and supporters of freedom, human rights and democracy around the world will participate. The event and exhibition will be open to the public.
Wei Jingsheng, President of the Wei Jingsheng Foundation
Antoine Ripoll, head of the European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress
Matteo Mecacci, President of the International Campaign for Tibet
Delphine Halgand, Director of Reporters Without Borders, USA
Sarah Cook, Senior Research Analyst for East Asia at Freedom House
Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy
Human rights issues in Tibet
The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong
Recent detentions of hundreds of human rights activists and lawyers in China
The European Parliament’s 25th anniversary of the Sakharov Prize and its Laureates
Freedom House’s 75th anniversary and the latest edition of Freedom in the World
Invitation to attend the
“Human Rights Without Borders” Exhibition
“Human Rights and Freedom Defender” Prize Award Ceremony
Thursday, February 11, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building of the US Congress Cosponsors:
The Wei Jingsheng Foundation
The European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress
Reporters Without Boarders
International Campaign for Tibet
IFCSS (Independent Federation of Chinese Students and Scholars, USA)
A reception with hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served
The Exhibition will be on display on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12 from 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
In addition, there will be an Asia Democracy Alliance seminar on similar subjects from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 11 in 2103 Rayburn House Office Building.
RSVP to Ciping HUANG to participate at email@example.com or 202-270-6980202-270-6980