Human Rights & Totalitarism

Human Rights & Totalitarism September 2, 2016
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The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) organized a conference for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarianism, in Buenos Aires, at the end of August 2016.

The fourth edition of this conference was distinguished by the presentation of various panels, some of them dealt with “Antisemitism: remnant of the past, stories of the present” while other focused on the violation of human rights in a number of countries, such as North Korea, Cuba, Equatorial Guinea, Venezuela or Nicaragua. The opening remarks were made by Claudio Avruj and Graciela Fernandez Meijide and the conference was closed by Günter Nooke. This activity was sponsored by Konrad Adenauer Foundation and received the institutional support of Forum 2000, UN Watch, Equatorial Guinea Justice, International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK).

Human rights activists from North Korea, China, Cuba and Equatorial Guinea who participated as speakers for the conference organized by the CADAL for the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarianism were received by Gabriela Michetti, Vice-President of Argentina and Claudio Avruj, Secretary of Human Rights and Cultural diversity of Argentina.

On Tuesday 23rd of August, the Vice-President of Argentina, Gabriela Michetti, received at the Casa Rosada the human rights activists Kwon Eun Kyoung and Hwang In Cheol (International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea), Jianli Yang (Initiatives for China), Tutu Alicante (Equatorial Guinea Justice) and Maria Werlau (Cuba Archive).

To read more about the conference and issues discussed click here.

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