He has been denied his liberty, denied his personal security and denied his most fundamental of human rights. But he has defiantly refused to be denied his voice.
We are proud to announce that Behrouz Boochani will be delivering our Sydney Human Rights Dinner keynote address from Manus Island.
Journalist, advocate, human rights defender. Behrouz Boochani has been held on Manus Island for five years since fleeing persecution in Iran.
Behrouz's courage and leadership in the face of unrelenting cruelty continues to shine a light on the human cost of Australia's offshore detention policies.
Ticket sales have now closed, but you can participate in our online fundraising auction by clicking here.
The Annual Human Rights Dinners bring together friends, colleagues and supporters from across the human rights, justice and philanthropic sectors to celebrate human rights progress and energise the movement to tackle upcoming challenges. They are also important fundraisers for the Human Rights Law Centre.
(Photograph of Behrouz taken by Hoda Afshar.)
If you are interested in being one of the sponsors of our 2018 Annual Human Rights Dinners, please email our Development Manager, Rachel Richmond, via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org