Photo Report: Global Human Rights Torch Relay Begins in Athens

August 10, 2007 Updated: June 19, 2016

People from all over the world gathered in Syntagma Square in front of the Hellenic Parliament in Athens, Greece on the evening of August 9 to kick off the Global Human Rights Torch Relay, hosted by the Coalition to Investigate the Persecution of Falun Gong (CIPFG). The Relay calls out to boycott the Beijing Olympic Games in protest of China’s human rights record. The following is a photo report of the event.