Jared Genser

Jared Genser

Jared Genser is the founder of Freedom Now, a nonprofit organization that works to free prisoners of conscience worldwide, and the managing director of Perseus Strategies, LLC. Previously, he was a partner in the government affairs practice of DLA Piper LLP. In 2009, the National Law Journal selected him as one of its “40 Under 40: Washington’s Rising Stars.” His pro bono clients have included Aung San Suu Kyi and Liu Xiaobo. Genser was a 2006-2007 visiting fellow with the National Endowment for Democracy and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. In 2013, Genser was awarded the American Bar Association’s International Human Rights Award.

Tweets by Jared Genser

  • RT @PearsonElaine: So sad. In China, a tough, lively human rights lawyer emerges from detention fearful, paranoid & mentally ill. https://t…Thu Jan 19, 11:44am
  • #Australia: indep auditor says gov spent billions on abusive offshore detention regime; major misuse of public funds https://t.co/zyo6CBNK7nTue Jan 17, 5:02pm
  • #Myanmar: 2 Christian leaders, last seen near military outpost, feared ‘disappeared’ - gov must investigate urgently https://t.co/p286LUmUY9Tue Jan 17, 3:30pm

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