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Baku Games: Run for Human Rights

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Baku Games: Run for Human Rights

12 May 2015 13:30-15:00 Room ASP1G3 - European Parliament Azerbaijan is hosting the European Games this year in June. Today's event will raise attention towards Human Rights violations in the country, to call for a release of political prisoners before the games are taking place and to demand a political environment in accordance with European human rights standard. Host and Chair: Vice-President Ulrike Lunacek (Greens/EFA) Opening: Vice-President Alexander Graf Lambsdorff (ALDE) Co-Hosts Róża Gräfin von Thun und Hohenstein (EPP) Kati Piri (S&D) Mark Demesmaeker (ECR) Marietje Schaake (ALDE) Ignazio Corrao (EFDD) Speakers Dinara Yunus, Daughter of Leyla and Arif Yunus Giorgi Gogia, Senior South Caucasus Researcher, Human Rights Watch Rebecca Vincent, Representative of the campaign Sports for Human Rights Sylvia Schenk, Chair of Working Group Sport of Transparency International Germany Q&A with the participation of Gerald Staberock, Secretary General of OMCT Maran Turner, Executive Director of Freedom Now For external registration please send a message indicating your full name, date of birth and place of residence to ulrike.lunacek@ep.europa.eu baku-games