Dhondup Wangchen to be honoured at Geneva Summit

Dhondup Wangchen, the Tibetan activist and filmmaker, who had spent 6 years in Chinese prison for making a documentary film on Tibet, will be honoured with at the 2019 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy on March 26, 2019.

For more on Dhondup Wangchen see Website of Filming for Tibet.

According to the organiser, this event takes place “on the heels of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s main annual session”.

Human rights champions from China, Saudi Arabia, Tibet, Turkey, Venezuela, Vietnam, and more, are expected to come to Geneva and to testify on the human rights situation in their countries.

The Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy assembles hundreds of courageous dissidents, human rights activists, diplomats, journalists, and student leaders to spotlight urgent human rights situations that require global attention every year.

For registration check: www.genevasummit.org. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required.