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Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtaş granted 2021 Human Rights Award by German city - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2021-07-23 23:51
Imprisoned Kurdish opposition leader Demirtas to receive German human rights awardKurdistan24 - 2021-07-23 19:45
City of Weimar awards Selahattin Demirtaş with human rights prizeANF - 2021-07-23 10:56
HDP politician Selahattin Demirtaş, who is in Edirne prison, received the human rights award from the city of Weimar. The prize is awarded annually as a mark for all the nameless victims of dictatorships and other arbitrary rule in the world. ...
Alexei Navalny daughter accepts human rights award on his behalfVarthabharati - 2021-06-09 01:04
Eren Keskin receives ‘Peace, Friendship and Democracy Award’: "The struggle continues"ANF - 2021-03-13 19:41
Human rights activist Eren Keskin has been granted the ‘Peace, Friendship and Democracy Award’ by Diyarbakır Medical Association for her years of work against violence against women. ...
Barnstable County Human Rights Award Winners Announced | Barnstable, MA PatchPatch - 2020-12-12 08:30
Ebru Timtik honored with CCBE posthumous Human Rights AwardANF - 2020-11-29 13:34
The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) granted its 2020 Human Rights Award to seven Egyptian lawyers currently in prison and granted an exceptional posthumous Human Rights Award to Turkish lawyer Ebru Timtik who died in August 2020. ...
Kurdish lawyer posthumously granted 'exceptional' European human rights awardRûdaw - 2020-11-28 13:47
Smithers resident honoured with human rights award – Smithers Interior NewsInterior News - 2020-11-05 18:05
Shaparak Shajarizadeh wins human rights award for defence of women’s rights in Iran - The Globe and MailTheglobeandmail - 2020-10-20 06:45
UN Watch Announces Human Rights Award For Iranian Women's Rights Activist Shaparak Shajarizadeh | Scoop NewsScoop - 2020-10-16 10:03
European Court of Human Rights' president degrades court with Turkish awardWashingtonexaminer - 2020-09-15 19:27
Christian Duhok couple presented with International Religious Freedom AwardRûdaw - 2019-07-18 12:33
US State Department praised the Wardas for efforts to advance human rights in Iraq ...
International award for Amed Bar AssociationANF - 2019-05-24 16:36
The Amed Bar Association has been awarded the 2018 Ludovic Trarieux Jury Prize for their efforts for human rights, their actions and the pain it has suffered. ...
Saturday Mothers awarded Human Rights, Peace and Democracy awardANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
The Human Rights, Peace and Democracy Award organized by Istanbul Medical Chamber was given to the Saturday Mothers. ...
Refugee flown from Manus Island to Switzerland to accept major human rights award | SBS NewsSBS - 2019-02-14 06:06
Syrian Kurdish Activist Wins Alison Des Forges AwardBAS News - 2019-02-09 23:27
ERBIL - A Syrian Kurdish activist, Nujeen Mustafa, has won the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism for her advocacy for refugees and people with disabilities, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Saturday. The HRW pointed out i ...
Turkey sentences detained judge who won human rights award to 10 years, Anadolu says | ReutersReuters - 2019-01-18 17:52
Turkey sentences detained judge who won human rights award to 10 years, Anadolu says - Channel NewsAsiaChannelnewsasia - 2019-01-18 15:46
Angela Davis Responds to Withdrawal of Human Rights Award | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-01-09 21:58
27. December 2018 – Mauritanian winner of Weimar Human Rights Award detained for almost five monthsThe Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-01-02 23:47
Barack Obama receives RFK Human Rights award at NYC gala | WDKYFoxlexington - 2018-12-13 21:59
Ousted mayor of Cizre receives German human rights award | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-12-06 21:02
Former Vice President Biden Makes Surprise Visit to Athenagoras Human Rights Award Banquet; Praises Ecumenical Patriarch - Hellenic News of AmericaHellenicnews - 2018-11-27 22:20
Ousted female Kurdish mayor from Cizre wins human rights awardRûdaw - 2018-11-09 15:30
Turkey's discharged mayor wins international human rights award | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-11-08 18:41
Three Nominees Announced for 2019 Martin Ennals Award | Human Rights FirstHumanrightsfirst - 2018-11-02 15:16
Martin Ennals Award Finalists Chosen for Commitment to Human RightsVoanews - 2018-10-25 01:03
Afro-Colombian Activist Marino Cordoba Nominated for Human Rights Award | News | teleSUR EnglishTelesurtv - 2018-10-24 20:20
Three extraordinary nominees for Martin Ennals human rights awardBusinesslive - 2018-10-24 15:32
Human rights put under spotlight in ‘#JeSuis’ an award-winning dance by Aakash Odedra. - About ManchesterAboutmanchester - 2018-10-22 18:32
Yezidi Human Rights Activist Receives Nobel Peace PrizeBAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL - The Kurdish Yezidi human rights activist Nadia Murad alongside Denis Mukwege have received the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts in fighting against the use of sexual violence in war and confrontations. The award was announced on Friday at ...
Physician, Yemeni Human Rights Organization Receive 2018 Hrant Dink Award - The Armenian Mirror-SpectatorMirrorspectator - 2018-09-20 19:48
Murat Çelikkan and Mwatana Organization for Human Rights Receive 2018 International Hrant Dink Award - Armenian News By MassisPostMassispost - 2018-09-17 11:30
Journalist Çelikkan and Yemeni Mwatana for Human Rights won Hrant Dink Award | AhvalAhvalnews - 2018-09-16 14:41
Kurdish journalist from Turkey given ‘Human Rights Defenders at Risk’ award in Dublin - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2018-05-19 06:31
Turkey's Kurdish journalist given ‘Human Rights Defenders at Risk’ award in Dublin - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2018-05-18 16:26
Apple CEO to receive human rights award in Birmingham - Yellowhammer News | Yellowhammer NewsYellowhammernews - 2018-04-03 22:16
Nobel Peace Prize Nominees, Emilia Kamvisi and Efstratios Valamios, receive Athenagoras Human Rights Award - Hellenic News of AmericaHellenicnews - 2017-11-03 11:36
Ezidi MP praised for courage, leadership in human rightsKurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 23:12
Vian Dakhil (L), a Yezidi (Ezidi) Member of the Iraqi Parliament, during the Lantos Human Rights Prize award ceremony, Washington, DC, United States, Feb. 8, 2017. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...
Vian Dakhil Receives Human Rights Award in WashingtonKurdish Globe - 2017-02-13 20:27
Iraq’s only Yezidi MP receives human rights award in WashingtonRûdaw - 2017-02-09 10:23
Previous recipients included the Dalai Lama and Elie Wiesel. ...
Kurdish Yazidi human rights activist banned from coming to U.S. to accept awardE-Kurd - 2017-02-01 19:33
WASHINGTON,— In August 2014, the only Kurdish Yazidi woman in the Iraqi parliament broke down in tears while pleading publicly for the world to save her people from genocide at the hands of the Islamic State. She was due to travel to Washington next week ...
Kurdish Yezidi MP Banned from Entering US to Receive AwardBAS News - 2017-01-31 19:52
Vian Dakhil was due to receive the Lantos Human Rights Prize next week ERBIL — As a result of the travel ban imposed by the US against seven countries, including Iraq, Kurdish Yezidi member of the Iraqi parliament, Vian Dakhil, cannot attend a ceremony i ...
Bruno Kreisky Prize for Human Rights awarded to Aslı ErdoğanANF - 2017-01-10 15:04
Writer and Özgür Gündem Publication Advisory Council Member Aslı Erdoğan has been awarded the 'Bruno Kreisky Prize for Human Rights', the oldest, most prestigious human rights award in Austria. ...
Ezidi women accept human rights awardKurdistan24 - 2016-12-13 21:46
Nadia Murad (C) and Lamiya Aji Bashar (R), both Kurdish women of the Ezidi faith receive their 2016 Sakharov Prize from European Parliament President Martin Schulz (L) during an award ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Dec. 13, 201 ...
Yazidi women who escaped from Isis win EU human rights prizeThe Guardian - 2016-10-27 14:36
Sakharov award goes to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Ashar, who became advocates for Yazidi peopleTwo Yazidi women who survived sexual enslavement by Islamic State before escaping and becoming advocates for their people in Iraq have won the EU’s Sakharov hum ...
Yazidi survivor Nadia Murad wins human rights awardKurdish Globe - 2016-10-17 11:40
Yazidi activist Nadia Murad receives Vaclav Havel Human Rights AwardE-Kurd - 2016-10-10 17:06
Kurdish Yazidi MP Vian Dakhil wins Bruno Kreisky Award for Human Rights 2015E-Kurd - 2015-06-10 16:47
Jailed Iranian Kurdish journalist receives the ICHR's prestigious human rights awardE-Kurd - 2014-12-17 07:41
Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand receives the ICHR's prestigious human rights awardPayvand - 2014-12-16 17:27
Erbey awarded by PEN NorwayANF - 2014-03-23 13:06
PEN Norway has awarded lawyer and Human Rights Association president, Muharrem Erbey the "Freedom of thought and expression" prize. The award was called by Erbey's wife and children. ...