Karmela Belinki, born in 1947 in Helsinki, Finland. Journalist, writer and academic. Special expertise in media ethics and women's history. Published extensively both fiction and non-fiction. Lives in Helsinki, Finland. She is the co chair of ICJW’s Human Rights Committee with Mary Liling of Switzerland. She addressed the UN’s Human Rights Council in February; before that Council convened, the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy occurred, sponsored by 25 Human Rights NGOs and where Prof Cotler also spoke.