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Jaroslaw Walesa

7 generations of human rights protection
0'36" 21 October 2019 Council of Europe Gdansk, Poland

For seventy years the Council of Europe has worked to create a world where human rights, democracy, equality and justice are not just buzzwords but are lived through the everyday lives and experiences of millions of Europeans.

Jaroslaw Walesa – son of Polish Solidarity leader Lech – on why the Council of Europe’s defence of the right to assembly changed Europe for ever, and why those values must spread worldwide. Hear his message as he joins our seven generations of human rights defenders on the impact of the European Human Rights Convention.

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