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30 Sep 25th Anniversary Benefit

BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS Red Carpet Speakers & Performers Guests #WITNESS25 HONOREES AND FEATURED SPEAKERS VIDEOS 25TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT CHAIRS Amy and Jeffrey Towers HONORING Peter Gabriel MUSICIAN AND ACTIVIST, CO-FOUNDER OF WITNESS Syrian Archive PRESERVING OPEN SOURCE DOCUMENTATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN SYRIA Opal Tometi
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24 Sep Isabelle Mbaye

Isabelle leads WITNESS’ Africa Program and oversees the work on extractive industries in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Guinea.

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13 Sep Bassem Youssef

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Bassem Youssef, Comedian Bassem Youssef is an Egyptian comedian, writer, producer, surgeon, physician, media critic, and television host. His groundbreaking political satire YouTube show, AlBernameg, eventually became the first online series to make its way to national television in
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13 Sep Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Prince Zeid, Former UN Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein is the former UN human rights chief who has been recognized worldwide as a leading and outspoken defender and promoter of universal human rights. He was also awarded
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13 Sep Palika Makam

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Palika Makam, WITNESS U.S. Program Manager Palika Makam is a media activist and the US Program Coordinator at WITNESS. She has produced video advocacy campaigns and trained activists all over the world – from Ferguson to The West Bank.
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13 Sep Ann Curry

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Photo credit: David Turnley Ann Curry, Journalist Award-winning journalist Ann Curry, a former NBC News anchor and international correspondent, has reported on conflicts around the world, from the war in Syria to the massive 2010 earthquake in Haiti, where
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13 Sep Border Network For Human Rights

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Border Network for Human Rights, WITNESS' Featured Partner WITNESS' featured partner at this year is the Border Network for Human Rights. BNHR, founded in 1998, is one of the leading human rights advocacy and immigration reform organizations located at the U.S./Mexico
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Yvette Alberdingk

13 Sep Yvette Alberdingk Thijm

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Yvette Alberdingk Thijm, Executive Director Yvette is a human rights activist who makes it possible for people to use video and technology to protect and defend human rights. She envisions a world where anyone can participate in creating human
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13 Sep Enrique Acevedo

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Enrique Acevedo, Univision News Anchor Enrique Acevedo has been called "The Voice" of the Latino community and one of the "Top Latinos in American Newsrooms" by the Huffington Post, and a "Global Media Leader" by the World Economic Forum.
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13 Sep Bounce Castle

.category {display: none;} .info {display: none;} Bounce Castle Bounce Castle first earned his moniker back home in Chicago, where jumping crowds would shake the floors during his raucous DJ sets. Now an internationally seasoned media creator, Castle sneaks in DJ sets anywhere his video work
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