Gothenburg International


Vera Stremkovskaya - Humans Rights in Belarus today - My own story

Address: Gothenburg-International Rotary CLub MobilityXlab, ShowLab 41756 Göteborg

Vera Stremkovskaya, Belarusian, author and Human Rights advocate, will talk about her work for Human Rights in Belarus

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Vera Stremkovskaya is an author and member of Sveriges Författarförbund. She has published six books in Russian - poetry, an autobiographical novel and short stories. Two of her works are translated into Swedish by Per-Olof Andersson.
Ms. Stremkovskaya has a background as a Human Rights attorney in Belarus, working as a defence attorney and for 10 years led the Centre for Human Rights in Minsk, an NGO founded by Ms. Stremkovskaya.
Ms. Stremkovskaya is a renowned Human Rights activist and has been awarded several international awards for her work. Her efforts are described in Kerry Kennedy's ”Speak truth to power” (”Mod utan gränser”). Her work is described in her book "Advokaten från Minsk”, published in Russian and Swedish in 2017.
Ms. Stremkovskaya lives in Gothenburg since 2008.