Human Rights Weekend Festival / Special Event Every Year in February

Human Rights Weekend - Festival | Special Event in Amsterdam.
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For two days in February, activists and social justice advocates unite at the annual Human Rights Weekend. Held each year at De Balie in Amsterdam, the Human Rights Weekend features documentary films and discussions... ... read more

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    De Balie

    Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
    1017RR, Amsterdam

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Human Rights Weekend Description

For two days in February, activists and social justice advocates unite at the annual Human Rights Weekend. Held each year at De Balie in Amsterdam,  the Human Rights Weekend features documentary films and discussions that highlight issues of human rights abuses around the world. All films and panel discussions are presented in English or with subtitles.

From screenings of impactful movies to presentations by policy makers, the Human Rights Weekend offers something for all kinds of justice advocates. Topics explored at past events include human rights in China, the Arab Spring, and women’s issues around the world. Past speakers featured at the Human Rights Weekend have included director Harry Freeland of In the Shadow of the Sun and Anna Carpenter of the Human Rights Watch.

Daily tickets to the Human Rights Weekend cost about €20 per person. Full weekend passes to the Human Rights Weekend cost about €25 each.

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