Human Rights Festival

A photo from the Human Rights Festival in 2016. This year, speakers and performers from across Athens will take the stage at the 41st annual Athens Human Rights Festival on May 4 and 5.

Speakers from Mayor Kelly Girtz to the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement will take to a stage between music and dance performances at the 41st annual Athens Human Rights Festival on May 4 and 5.

The festival, which will set up along College Avenue, brings speakers and artists downtown with the goal of providing a public forum for free speech while “promoting equality and justice, peace and goodwill,” according to the festival’s website.

With the festivities set to begin Saturday morning, here is a look at who will be presenting at this year’s Athens Human Rights Festival.



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