The first College Freedom Forum took place at Tufts University on November 5, 2013. Speakers included Iranian author and former prisoner of conscience Marina Nemat; Moroccan journalist and media entrepreneur Ahmed Benchemsi,...

The first College Freedom Forum took place at Tufts
University on November 5, 2013. Speakers included Iranian author and
former prisoner of conscience Marina Nemat; Moroccan journalist and media
entrepreneur Ahmed Benchemsi, Equatoguinean human rights lawyer Tutu Alicante,
president and CEO of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) Hannah Song; and Egyptian
journalist Abeer Allam. After the speeches, HRF president Thor Halvorssen
moderated a lively question and answer session with the speakers and the nearly
200 students who attended the event. The event was a joint initiative of the
Human Rights Foundation (HRF) and the Tufts Institute for Global
Leadership (IGL).