The Human Voice of Freedom: Panel Discussion on the Internet and Human Rights

As  part of the 17th Session of the Human Rights Council, the United States Mission will host a panel discussion “The Human Voice of Freedom: The Internet and Human Rights” at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 13:00 to 15:00 on Thursday, June 9.

This interactive discussion, to be webcast via  CO.NX (see link below)   will feature human rights activists from across the world, along with highly regarded experts in the field of social media, to discuss the importance of a free Internet to the promotion of human rights and freedom of expression. This discussion will focus on the grass roots issues important to this issue. With activists from Uganda, Egypt, China, Burma, Korea, Indonesia and Tunisia, and with UN diplomats and civil society representatives from across the world in attendance, this discussion will shed a direct and unusually focused light on this timely issue.

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