Superheroes Against Extremism
2014 Oslo Freedom Forum
Jordanian comic book artist Suleiman Bakhit was invited to speak at the recent White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism. He gave a talk at OFF explaining how he is using comics to counter extremist narratives in the Middle East.
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. The 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum will take place on May 25-27.
May 25 – May 27, 2015
The seventh annual conference will be held this spring.
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 @piercedavid: The first thing you should read today is this incredible @a_greenberg story about smuggling culture into North Korea http:…Wed Mar 4, 5:39am
- RT @PhilippaBBC: Fight Dictatorship with USB sticks. Orwell would approve. #HackingNorthKorea http://t.co/pH69cXMpTvWed Mar 4, 5:11am
- RT @billclinton: Leopoldo López and the political prisoners in Venezuela should be released without delay.Wed Mar 4, 5:06am
- RT @ThorHalvorssen: .@WiredUK published @ViewfromPenge cover story on North Korea. It's a gritty, gutsy, heart-filled piece http://t.co/gnp…Tue Mar 3, 10:21am
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.