Free Ekpar: Commemorating Five Years of Unjust Detention


Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm

free_ekpar_edit.jpgJoin Rayhan Asat (Harvard Law School ‘16) in commemorating the fifth anniversary of her brother Ekpar’s unjust imprisonment by the Chinese government. Speakers include Sophie Richardson (Human Rights Watch), Thor Halvorssen (President of the Human Rights Foundation), Irwin Cotler (Raoul Wallenberg Center), and Professor Gregory Niemeyer, (University Of California, Berkeley). Burst the Bubble UK, a Youth advocacy organization, and LyLena Estabine (Harvard College) will be presenting live special tributes. Additionally, Senator Chris Coons and former Dean of Harvard Law School Martha Minow will also deliver pre-recorded messages. We hope that you will join us in calling for Ekpar’s release and shedding light on the Uyghur genocide.

This event is co-sponsored by the Human Rights Foundation, the Raoul Wallenberg Center, the Jewish Movement for Uyghur Freedom, the Trebuchet, Harvard Law School Advocates for Human Rights, and Harvard Jewish Law Students Association.


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See also: Human Rights