Dissidents and activists at Oslo Freedom Forum tell their stories

For the third year in a row, I was invited to live draw the Oslo Freedom Forum. A three day conference in Oslo, Norway, OFF hosts activists and dissidents from around the world to come and speak about their work. It’s incredibly moving to hear how these brave people work to make the world a safe and free place. Many who speak at OFF risk their safety by speaking openly about brutal dictatorships and regimes that seek to oppress. Below are my drawings. For more information and to see video recordings of the talks over the years, visit Oslo Freedom Forum’s website.

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Visual journalist/writer for New Yorker, New York Times, CBS News, CNN. TED, SXSW speaker. Looking to change world w humor. lizadonnelly.com

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