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      February 20, 2019

      Wednesday   5:30 PM

      Science Center , 1 Oxford Street
      Cambridge, Massachusetts

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      College Freedom Forum in Boston 2019

      Join the global movement! We are excited to welcome you to the College Freedom Forum in Boston, hosted by the Human Rights Foundation in partnership with Harvard University's International Relations Council. Students, staff, faculty, and community members are welcome at this event. Join us for a unique opportunity to learn from world-renowned activists about the state of human rights globally! The College Freedom Forum (CFF)  The College Freedom Forum (CFF) is a series of one-day events produced by the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and designed to educate and enlighten students about the delicate nature of democracy and freedom around the world. The program brings dissidents and human rights advocates from dictatorships and authoritarian societies to college campuses to share their stories and inspire students to protect freedom at home and advance it abroad. Featured speakers include nonviolent resistance expert Jamila Raqib,Venezuelan violinist and pro-democracy activist Wuilly Moises Arteaga, Turkish dissident and NBA player Enes Kanter, Chinese human rights advocate Ti-Anna Wang, and Syrian citizen journalist Abdalaziz Alhamza, and gender rights activist from Somalia Leyla Hussein. Opening remarks will be given by Harvard University's Steven Pinker. We will be collecting flash drive donations to support HRF's Flash Drives for Freedom Program. About the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies. HRF's work includes effective campaigns to free political prisoners, world-class events such as the Oslo Freedom Forum and College Freedom Forum, and programs such as 'Flash Drives for Freedom' that directly support human rights defenders at risk, as well as the Oslo Scholars Program that connects activists to students through a summer internship. Do you have questions about CFF or HRF? Contact! About Harvard University's International Relations Council (IRC) The Harvard International Relations Council (IRC) is one of the oldest and largest student-run organizations at Harvard College. Our mission is simple: promoting awareness of international issues and using the resources available to us to educate ourselves and our peers, at Harvard and around the world. Serving more than 500 members with an annual budget of over $750,000 and assets exceeding $1 million, the IRC forms an integral part of its members’ college experience, with an extensive network of alumni around the world. We are a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and an accredited NGO with the United Nations Department of Public Information, and we were first incorporated in Massachusetts in 1974. Do you have questions about IRC? Go to 

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