The Wall Street Journal Asia has featured the arrival of Speak Truth To Power (STTP) program in Hong Kong and Cambodia.
On February 21, the newspaper published a lengthy interview with RFK Center President Kerry Kennedy, in which she discussed the program's launch in Asia and the personal experie...nces that have influenced her work as a human rights activist.
A Kennedy's Campaign for Human Rights in Asia
By Alice Truong
Kerry Kennedy, daughter of former U.S. Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, is aiming to promote human-rights education in Asia—and she is starting with Hong Kong.
The 51-year-old president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and chairwoman of the Amnesty International Leadership Council launched an education campaign in Asia on Monday. Called Speak Truth to Power, the program comprises a traveling play, photo exhibit and human-rights curriculum that evolved from her book of the same name, published in 2000.
As part of her tour of 17 countries, Ms. Kennedy and the Speak Truth to Power campaign have teamed up with the University of Hong Kong, which will support her human-rights curriculum. The course will explore issues from trafficking to domestic violence.
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