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HRF, Nelson Mandela Foundation bring OFF to SA


The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and the Nelson Mandela Foundation recently brought the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) to Johannesburg, South Africa to mark the 100th anniversary of the former president’s birth.

Speakers at OFFinJoburg included Zimbabwean civil rights activist and #ThisFlag movement leader Evan Mawarire, former Maldivian president and environmental activist Mohamed Nasheed, Moroccan-born French free expression advocate and journalist Zineb El Rhazoui, Arab Spring writer and journalist Iyad el-Baghdadi, Chinese-Canadian actress and human rights activist Anastasia Lin, Angolan investigative journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, Eritrean information activist and refugee rescuer Meron Estefanos, Malawian girls’ rights activist Memory Banda, and Egyptian actor and LGBT rights activist Omar Sharif Jr.

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