UN High Level Thematic Debate on Human Rights: Diakhoumba Gassama's Intervention

And today, in 2016, we are guilty, ladies and gentlemen, yes, I said guilty, of participating in the perpetuation of totalitarianism, some of us, actively, and the majority, by remaining deaf, silent, and blind in the face of the unacceptable

Diakhoumba Gassama (Senegal, Resurj) delivered a combined statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, during the UN High-Level Thematic Debate on Human Rights, which took place over 2 days in parallel to the High-Level Political Forum, held in New York, on 12 July 2016.

Download the full statement in EnglishFrench, and Spanish.

Watch her speech here.