National AIDS Conference 2012 Photos – Jordan Blaza

Shared Action staff members recently attended the National AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. Here are some images from staff member Jordan Blaza’s visit to D.C.:

National AIDS Conference 2012

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It was a very touching moment when Sharon Stone, on behalf of AMFAR, gave an award to 2 brothers from Iran who were imprisoned for helping people with HIV. – July 22, 2012, Opening Plenary (Dr. Arash Alaei and Dr. Kamiar Alaei was presented the inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Award by actress Sharon Stone in Recognition of Efforts to Advocate for Human Rights in the field of HIV to honor their efforts to put issues of drug use and HIV on Iran’s national health care agenda and their engagement in human rights issues after their release from prison. The brothers sat in prison during the last International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010) as supporters held signs urging their release.)

 

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