Pro-democracy activist and #ThisFlag founder Pastor Evan Mawarire will make a presentation at the 10th Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy in Switzerland on February 20, 2018. Mawarire is one of the rights activists from across the world who will be speaking at the Geneva Summit. Said the organisation,
On the eve of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s main annual session, the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy assembles each year hundreds of courageous dissidents and human rights victims, activists, diplomats, journalists and student leaders to shine a spotlight on urgent human rights situations that require global attention.
The Geneva Summit is sponsored by an international coalition of 25 NGOs and brings human rights heroes, dissidents, activists and political prisoners from China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Venezuela and other countries to testify about their personal struggles for human rights, democracy and freedom.
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Pastor Evan (full name Evan Mawarire) is a Zimbabwean religious leader, Motivational Speaker, author and leader of the This Flag Movement. In April 2016 he posted a video on Facebook with the title ThisFlag which went viral spurring the start of the #ThisFlag hashtag online.... Read More About Pastor Evan Mawarire
The ThisFlag movement is a campaign started by Pastor Evan Mawarire that calls on Zimbabweans to carry the country's flag with them as a sign of protest to the government for failing to provide a dignified life to its citizens. Read More About ThisFlag