The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a thriving global community of rights defenders, dissidents, Nobel Laureates, tech visionaries, heads of state, journalists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, authors, artists, philanthropists, photographers, filmmakers, cartoonists, musicians, scholars, and students. This spring, they come together in Norway to tell their stories, brainstorm ideas, launch initiatives, and share an unforgettable experience of solidarity in challenging arbitrary power around the world.
May 25 – May 27, 2015
The seventh annual conference united dissidents, activists, artists, journalists, and changemakers in Oslo for three days of talks, workshops, debates, and art exhibits.
October 20 – October 22, 2014
The 2014 conference brought together a diverse community to explore innovative nonviolent strategies for defeating dictatorship around the world.
May 13 – May 15, 2013
The fifth anniversary conference was dedicated to the growing might of the OFF community, whose members have shown, time and again, that by standing up for liberty and inspiring action, individuals can confront and prevail over arbitrary power.
- RT @SGPriyanka: @freekorea_us @OsloFF Just watched it. It's simply heartbreaking. And most importantly, extremely inspiring!Fri May 29, 1:59pm
- RT @freekorea_us: Watch Ji Seong-ho's talk: My Impossible Escape from North Korea | via @OsloFF https://t.co/Q1YpwWiM2KFri May 29, 1:29pm
- RT @juliacreinhart: Must see from #OsloFF. I dare you to keep a dry eye: Ji Seong-ho My Impossible Escape from North Korea | via @OsloFF ht…Fri May 29, 11:39am
- RT @tomburgis: Saw North Korea defector Ji Seong-ho in Oslo this week. One of the most remarkable things I've ever seen https://t.co/LtxJ2h…Fri May 29, 11:38am
Laura Kuenssberg | BBC
BBC Newsnight's video report from the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum.
B.C. | The Economist
The Economist on the various forms of protest showcased at the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum.
Danny Hakim | The New York Times
The New York Time's Sunday Review features a profile on the 2014 Oslo Freedom Forum.